Isaiah

December 22, 2023

A Wonderful Christmas Story – Part 3

Two days ago, I began a Christmas story that came from my book Bryson City Seasons. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. This is […]
December 21, 2023

A Wonderful Christmas Story – Part 2

Yesterday, I began a Christmas story that came from my book Bryson City Seasons. You can read Part 1 here. This is the second of three parts. I hope […]
December 20, 2023

A Wonderful Christmas Story – Part 1

My most popular books, at least based on sales and letters, are the Bryson City series. In the second book in this series, Bryson City Seasons, I […]
December 19, 2023

Wreaths Across America honors my father

My family and I are so grateful to the volunteers and donors at Wreaths Across America for honoring my father and those heroes buried with him.
December 19, 2023

Avoiding the Christmas blues

A patient recently told me that Christmas music actually makes her sad—and she’s embarrassed to feel like a Grinch. If you can relate, you’re not alone.
December 18, 2023

Toy safety tips for Christmas day

As the presents are being opened at Christmas, if you have small children in the house, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges gift-givers to […]
December 17, 2023

If the origin of Christmas is “pagan,” should Christians celebrate the holiday?

As we approach the Christmas holiday, Christians will often be challenged by those who note the “pagan” origin of Christmas. As a result, some Christians believe […]
December 16, 2023

Preventing a Christmas tree fire

Christmas trees may be bright and merry, but they can pose a fire hazard if you’re not careful. The National Fire Protection Association offers these suggestions […]
October 15, 2019

Rejoice and be glad because great is your reward in heaven

Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because […]
October 16, 2019

I will be glad and rejoice in you

Revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you. … Then we will not turn away from you; revive us, and we will call on […]
October 16, 2019

May your servant rejoice

We rejoice and delight in you. … I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil. … I rejoice in following your statutes as […]
October 17, 2019

May my meditation be pleasing to him as I rejoice in the Lord

The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer […]
October 22, 2019

For we live by faith, not by sight

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. … For in this hope we were saved. But […]
October 23, 2019

I will show you whom you should fear

Fear him who, after your body has been killed, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.