An old year has completed its course. A new year is smiling at us with twelve months of the unknown. An entire ocean of possibilities, including both sun-drenched days and a few storms with howling winds and giant waves, stretch out across the uncharted waters. If we let ourselves, we could become so afraid of the potential dangers, so safety conscious, we would miss the adventure.Read More
Articles by Chuck Swindoll
Life was simple for the three Swindoll kids when we were young and growing up in east Houston. Neither my brother Orville, sister Luci, nor I entertained dreams of grandeur—even at Christmas. But one particular Christmas season, I began to drop hints on how great it would be to get a new rubber basketball. Back then I was in the eighth grade, and the world of athletics was opening up before my eyes.Read More
Is horizontal grace missing in your life? You may have embraced God's vertical grace to you, but missed its all-important connection in your relationships.Read More
A few things in life are absolutely tragic. Some are mysteriously strange. Many, however, are just plain funny.
There isn't a day that passes in which I fail to see, hear, or read something that makes me smile. And because laughter is such effective therapy, I'm grateful that God dispenses this divine medication so frequently.
For instance, rules and statutes aren't meant to be amusing…but sometimes they are. I find some of them downright hilarious. Some examples?Read More
I don't often recommend a volume without reservation, but I think every man should read Temptations Men Face by Tom Eisenman. I'm not saying I agree with everything in it, or that you will, but it's one of those works that deserves being read…especially by men. I appreciate Tom's candour and practicality. He pulls no punches; neither does he wrench your gut with guilt. His observations, insight, and suggestions are both penetrating and provocative. In fact…that book got me thinking about the top temptations father face.Read More
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