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Three Ways to Pray for the 2024 Primary Season

Commentary By January 14, 2024 Tags: , , No Comments

I wrote a post for Christ and Culture, the blog site for the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture. It begins as follows: “Regardless of how deeply a Christian might or might not feel invested in the political process, Scripture is very clear that the upcoming election should, at least, be a matter of prayer for every believer….


Grateful for the sanctifying work of raising children

Commentary By November 19, 2018 Tags: , , , No Comments

I became a mom at the age of 27 after 5 years of marriage. My children are in their early 30s now, and 4 grandchildren bless my days.  Thanksgiving turns my mind toward memories of precious holidays past and God’s many blessings through the years. One of those blessings has been the sanctifying work of raising our children. Penny Keathley…


Is Prayer Simply Giving God Advice?

Commentary By August 31, 2015 Tags: No Comments

Prayer remains one of the most mysterious and marvelous endeavors in which a Christian can engage. What happens, exactly, when we pray? We are not telling God something he didn’t already know. And I don’t think we are trying to talk him into doing something he doesn’t want to do. Think about it: God is infinitely good and wise. If…