What No One Ever Told Me About the Foster System

They sleep in my car. Eleven months apart. One and two years old. Their breathing scares me. I wonder: will I get them to their placement alive? I have asked their worker if I could take them to the hospital but she says no. They are sick with the flu, RSV, and pneumonia. I tell them about Jesus even though I don’t know if they understand. I play calming hymns during the long ride to placement… Read More …

Farming Isn’t Dying. It’s Changing.

What worked well 15 years ago may be the wrong thing to do today. Regardless of how we may think that things should work, we have to operate in the environment we live in.

Business owners, including farmers, have a choice: they can continue doing what they have always done, and go out of business—or they can adapt to the changing market. Read More …

Finding the Truth About Debt-Free Virgins Without Tattoos

Nowhere in the New Testament does God tell us that we should seek to preserve our virginity until marriage. Instead, He tells us to walk in sanctification and honor, and to abstain from sexual sins. What’s the difference? Everything. Read More …

Yes, God’s Love is Truly Unconditional

Jesus tells us that we should love our enemies—those who hate and mistreat us—so that we can be like our Father in Heaven. In other words, God doesn’t expect any more of us than He expects of Himself.

According to Jesus, if God’s love was conditional, He would be no better than the tax collectors who loved those who loved them. There would be nothing special about Him. Read More …