Precious Promises

Personal Worship Lesson 10 By Claudine Lehman We all like to receive promises, especially if they come from someone we trust. Promises can give hope in the midst of despair. Promises are the light at the end of a tunnel. Promises bring optimism to even the most pessimistic situation. Promises sustain us. As children of …

Do it Again!

We’ve come to the end of harvest here in the heartland—one that followed an especially difficult growing season where the temperatures were the hottest on record and the rain never fell. Shereen (the farmer's wife) told us last week about how she and her husband stood in one of their soybean fields and wondered if …

New Beginnings

There’s something pretty exciting about a new beginning, isn’t there? A new school year, a new job, a new baby—each new venture brings the promise of a fresh start. Each new step into the unknown stirs the blood, gets those butterflies fluttering a bit. I always love the excitement humming in the air on the …