Living God’s Love

Building the New

By |September 23rd, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Darla Lauterbach-Reeves— Are we focused on fixing the past? Or building the new? Jesus has the power to make all things new—and one glorious day He literally and physically will. But, while we are still here, He helps [...]

A Feast

By |September 16th, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Ray Tetz— This afternoon we headed over to our local international grocery store, and for a few minutes I was my father—for whom a trip through the produce section of any kind of specialty market was a grand [...]

The Right Way

By |September 9th, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Becky De Oliveira— A few weeks ago, my son and I left home at 3:00 a.m. to climb Mount Massive, the third tallest mountain in the contiguous United States. Normally I wear my hiking shoes while I drive, [...]

Soup’s On

By |September 2nd, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Connie Vandeman Jeffery— I’m not sure why I felt like making my mom’s split pea soup a couple weeks ago, but I did. It was 85 degrees outside— definitely not soup weather. So I cranked up the A/C [...]

A New Creation

By |August 13th, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Becky De Oliveira— My grandparents wanted everyone to be perfect, and they worried all the time about the obvious fact that we were not. You had to eat the right foods and think the right thoughts and prepare [...]

Sisters Day

By |August 5th, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Connie Vandeman Jeffery— The first Sunday of August every year is National Sisters Day, which celebrates the unique bond between sisters. I had no clue the holiday even existed until I received a card from Pati last Friday. [...]

If Looks Could Heal

By |July 29th, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Faith Hoyt— I feel fortunate to have traveled to several countries where I was immersed in different languages—and though some attempted conversations were a complete mystery, others needed no translation. When I was 21 years old, I travelled [...]


By |June 10th, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Becky De Oliveira—   My most finely-honed skill is waking up in the morning, and it’s probably the thing about me—other than the fact that I attended a Nirvana concert when Kurt Cobain was still alive, back [...]


By |May 20th, 2019|Living God's Love|

by Ray Tetz—   It was a big decision to get a cockatiel—one of those little grey parrots with the cheerful yellow and orange crest. We debated whether or not we had the patience to raise and train [...]