Renewing Your Mind

Norman Vincent Peale, minister and author of The Power of Positive Thinking, is quoted as saying, “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” How true is that statement?

Let’s just take the whole rose-colored glasses argument off the …

Faith Stories: Brittany

Attention Crossing lovers! Today, Brittany Yager Griffin is making a special appearance!

Recently, reader and fellow author Paula McGrew asked me about the faith stories behind the people of Crossing. Four characters stepped forward and volunteered to answer a few …

The 5 Top Christian Novels

I knew when I started researching the top five Christian novels of all time that it would be very subjective. I don’t know if five great novelists could ever agree on the best five books, even if they all read …

Enemy Positions

I’m reading Stephen King’s book On Writing. In the first half of the book, he tells about his life, giving insight into how he got to be the person he is and some key life lessons he learned along …

Sidetracked! with Joanie Bruce

How big of a problem are distractions for you? Are interruptions a normal part of your day, and if so, how do you deal with staying on task? Or at least completely a task? Today author Joanie Bruce offers some …

Where Inspiration Meets Success

Dictionary.com says inspire means to fill with an animating, quickening, or exalting influence. Wow! That sounds incredible. I want to be inspired! To have a quickening about something to the point that the work doesn’t seem too hard or the road too long. Don’t you?

What we …

What about Life?

Many people expound that you give your heart to Jesus and then go to Heaven. But, what about life? I gave my heart to Jesus when I was nine. I’m now many years older than that — do those years …