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Home-land Security

by Patrick and Dwaina Six Writing this article created a lump in our throats, tears in our eyes and heaviness in our hearts. On 9/11/16 it will be 15 years since terrorists flew two jets into the World Trade Center towers, and one jet into the Pentagon. Flight 93 was apparently headed toward the White […]

Freedom to Fail

by Harold & Bette Gillogly The teacher was blunt, her words cruel.  “He has too many learning disabilities.  It’s a waste of time for him to even attend school here.”  Later, Ralph Showers overheard his Grandmother soothing his parents with this great declaration. “I don’t know what people think of Ralph. But I know what […]

If We Do Not See Each Other Again

by Bob & Yvonne Turnbull  It was two or three days after the horrendous 9-11 terrorist attack in 2001 when we listened with heavy hearts to a woman being interviewed on TV. Through her tears she sobbed that the last words her husband heard from her were, “I wish I had never married you!”  She had slammed the door […]

Done Dirty – Do Good

The Fourth of July – a time for hot dogs on the grill, homemade ice cream and shimmering rivers of lights cascading down the night sky.  But the holiday is a difficult one for Steve.  When he was eight years old, his brother drowned in a boating accident on one particularly hot July Fourth.  After […]

A Study of B-O-B Hope

by Harold & Bette Gillogly When people talk about hope, what they usually mean is “wish.”  “I hope this will happen.”  “I wish that would happen.”  But when the Bible speaks of hope, what it means is “confidence.”  Because of who God is, and what He has done in the past, we are confident of […]

How to Have Joy in your Marriage

Authors: Bill and Bridget Dunk Today’s society would have you believe all you need to be happy is that new car – that new job – the latest and greatest gadget – even a new hair color has the promise of happiness in “television land.”  But happiness is NOT what we need – it is […]

Kick ’em Out of the Bedroom

No, we’re not talking about kicking your spouse out.  We’re talking about kicking out a couple of habits you may have developed in your marriage relationship.  If you are going to experience joy in your sexual relationship, these two habits have gotta go! Demanding Has Gotta Go: 1 Corinthians 7:3-5 is an often misunderstood Scripture.  […]

Couples Rejoice (Pt. 3 of 3)

by Harold and Bette Gillogly In the last two Seeds we have talked about how we can rejoice with our mates, celebrating our love and oneness.  By using C-E-L-E-B-R-A-T-I-N-G as an acrostic, we have discussed specific, practical ways to fill our marriages full of joy.  The first eights letters of  CELEBRATING have been used, so […]