Like Glue, Session 2 (Stick With Encouragement): New Way Mother’s Day

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Make this Mother’s Day A NEW BEGINNING with your daughter-in-law by DEB DEARMOND Did you know more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year? These holiday chats with Mom often cause phone traffic to spike by as much as 37 percent. But in some homes, the phone is […]

Like Glue, Session 1 (Stick With Love): Healing Love

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by STEPHANIE SUMMERS Let me tell you about my beautiful, wonderful grandson. Joseph Gage (we call him Gage) came into our world on a mild January day. There he was, my Floridian grandson, joining ranks with my two older grandchildren who lived in Illinois. My first week with the little guy was spent helping out […]

Like No Other, Session 8 (Exalted Like No Other): More than a Feeling

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 BY MICHAEL KELLEY Set up faith as the engine of your life instead of your emotions. It’s confession time: I didn’t go to the gym this morning. It wasn’t because I suddenly decided that working out was no longer beneficial, nor was it because I had something else pressing that I had to do. I […]

Like No Other, Session 7 (Ascended Like No Other): Damascus Road

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A Fromer Muslim’s Dramatic Conversion Story by KARIM SHAMSI-BASHA April 8, 1992, started out as a beautiful day. The purple sky was clear and crisp; a slight chill was in the air. I had just met my wife at the day care of our 3-month-old son, Zade. SUDDENLY, I HEARD A FIRE CALL on the […]

Like No Other, Session 6 (Resurrected Like No Other): Finding Hope In Life’s Saturdays

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by PETE WILSON The Bible gives us many of the difficult details concerning the death of Jesus. From his hands and feet being nailed to the cross, to the soldiers gambling over his clothes. We’re told in the gospel of Matthew that “darkness fell across the whole land.” That was the first day, a dark […]

Like No Other, Session 5 (Death Like No Other): When the Gospel Sinks In

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Counting gain as loss in light of the incomparable message of Jesus Christ. by Piper Sloane The third-century Christian apologist, Tertullian, famously said during a time of Roman persecution, “The blood of martyrs is the seed of the church.” The early Church grew tremendously during times of intense persecution because of the witness of those who […]

Like No Other, Session 4 (Teachings Like No Other): Gray Areas

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In your quest for truth, let God’s love be your guide. by Mike Glenn We live in a world of infinite possibilities, even when we’re addressing important moral and ethical issues. For some questions, there just don’t seem to be right or wrong answers. Worse, in other situations, there seem to be several right answers. […]

Like No Other, Session 3 (Power Like No Other): Fear of Financial Collapse

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Loss is an inevitable part of life. By David Jeremiah Nothing that’s visible is lasting, and one of the harsh realities we face is the moment we first learn that truth. We lose a friend or we lose a job or we lose our fortune. The larger the loss, the deeper the pain. Financial collapse is a […]

Like No Other, Session 2 (A Birth Like No Other): Motherhood: The Great Surrender

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by VICTORIA YORK Two important lessons learned from Mary, the mother of Jesus Debbie Bales remembers the day the Lord spoke to her heart that He was about to restore her relationship with her oldest child. Years before, when her son was 18 and still living at home, Debbie had discovered he had been lying, […]

Ready, Session 6 (Ready When Pornography Controls): I’d Love You All Over Again

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God can redeem a marriage … even one that’s ended in divorce. by Traylor Lovvorn I was completely caught off guard. Thinking that we were going to have lunch with friends, I didn’t question my wife, Melody, when she jumped into the driver’s seat. It was our fifth anniversary, and I probably should’ve been aware that […]