The House of Duplicity

“A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of every man; the living […]

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Get the NIV for Free by April 8!

The world’s most popular Bible translation, the NIV, is now available for free — but only for a limited time. Download the free Faithlife Study Bible by April 8, and you’ll get the NIV, along with the FSB’s several daily devotionals, three layers […]

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Becoming a Hope-​​Giver

I'm from a tiny little town in Southwestern Virginia. Living in a one-​​​​stoplight town that still has trouble picking up a local Christian Radio station, I grew up listening to country music and the year’s top 40s. I didn't even know Contemporary Christian music existed […]

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Lord, Flip this House

Do you live in a house that needs remodeling or redecorating? Does it seem dark and dingy? Are there projects you long to do — maybe knocking down a wall and letting the sunlight in? Or getting rid of dated, depressing colors and ugly furniture? […]

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Hope Found at the Cross

I’ve been reading through the Bible chronologically this year. And I must confess, the books of Numbers and Deuteronomy can leave a person feeling bogged down. As I have read through all the laws God gave His people, my spirit has cried out for hope. […]

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Don’t Say No

I was on my way home from running errands. As I approached our neighborhood, my cell phone rang. The call was from my tween-​​​​aged daughter. “Hi, Mom. It’s Kennedy. Where are you?” “Hey, baby! I ran some errands and will be home in just […]

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