A Joyful Noise: Walk on in Faith

Once again, Indiana can’t make up its mind. It decided to feel like spring last week, and then it...

A Joyful Noise: True Love – And Pizza

On the eve of Valentine’s Day — when Americans inexplicably conclude that those tiny candy hearts taste good...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: Faithful Friends

Depending on age, interests, and your place along this journey called “life,” friendship very likely means something different to every reader.

A Joyful Noise: Pray Instead of Panic

The Apostle Paul once wrote, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: Encounter with God

While family members can build strong bonds of love, it is also possible to destroy those same relationships through misunderstandings, jealousy, or...

A Joyful Noise: What’s in a Name

In a recent — and thoroughly unscientific — survey, I studied the genesis of names. Specifically, I asked 18...

Marriage Tune-Up Weekend at Hope Missionary Church

“Who says working on your marriage has to feel like work?” Marriage speakers Jeff & Debbie McElroy of Forever...

A Joyful Noise: A Holy New Year

I sometimes wonder what people discard first: Their Christmas trees or New Year’s resolutions. Arguably, both symbolize the joys...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: Between Two Seasons

December 26th through January 1st is a strange time of year. The frenzy of Christmas preparations, travel, and celebrations...

A Joyful Noise: Songs of the Season

In 1990, David Foster and Linda Thompson crafted their now-famous “grown-up Christmas list.” And through the song they wrote,...