COTT: Vote for Your Favorite October Read!

    Autumn leaves are falling from the trees, and we’ve raked in some great books for this month’s Clash of the Titles! Vote for your Fave! Scroll through these releases and cast your vote for your fave. It’s a tough choice, but it’s up to you to determine our Clash Champion! Love’s Faithful Promise by Susan Anne Mason Widower Dr. Matthew Clayborne is devoted to two things: his work…

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Sabbath Sunday: Blazing Love

It’s my pleasure each Sunday to share my own nature picture and share a thought or two about God’s love for you. I couldn’t believe this sunset in the dead of winter. Brilliant. Warm. Blazing. Passionate. When I’m feeling: Cold Numb Frozen Guess what? God’s love blazes just as hot for us when we’re cold. Rude. Unforgiving. Broken. We just need to take that first step. Toward the Son.

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Saturday Confession: When the Rose Color Comes Off Our Glasses

I have a few confessions today. One, I know you’re there. Yep, you aren’t leaving comments for the most part, and that’s okay. Twice a month I check the back end of things here to make sure everything is working and it’s there I see how many of you visit, and for how long. Lately, many of you are coming to me in person or through a private message sharing…

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Book Review: Be the Blessing by Paula Mowery

Addy is a pastor’s wife who knows when Conrad shows up, he has a message not only to bless Addy, but bless others. Conrad challenges her to be the blessing, and she experiences blessings in return as she leaves her comfort zone and is intentional about blessing others. When Addy is in need, she realizes she can still be a blessing. This is the second release from Paula Mowery and…

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Valentine’s Day Memories

So, Valentine’s Day… Hallmark conspiracy or a great day to focus on love? I’m spending my day in an unconventional way (hint: Cue the Law and Order music) but thought I’d share a couple Valentine memories over the years. It’s funny how my romance meter ebbs and flows. I’m 6 and in the first grade and I get the stomach flu. I miss an entire week of school including my…

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Coleen Torres: 4 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

4 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day It’s that time of year again! Where love blooms, the color red and pink are abundant, fresh roses are on every street corner and chocolates are out of stock in a matter of minutes. Valentine’s Day has a lot of enemies and a lot of fans. Whether you are a naysayer or supporter here are a few reasons to celebrate the day of love…

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