Military Love Languages

There’s a big difference between being “in love” and truly loving your spouse. Being “in love” is a euphoric experience.  We’re emotionally obsessed with one another.  We feel we belong […]


You want the flare of your faith to burn as intensely as a fire on the battlefield. That means digging into God’s truth regardless of the chaos raging around you. […]

I Want To Go Home!

“Oh Mom, I want to go Home!!” Three days after Jim and I exchanged our wedding vows, bits of rice and confetti could still be found in our clothing from […]

Who am I without him?

“Vinnie was gone from this life with us—gone. We were supposed to say, ‘I’ll see you later,’ but it sure felt like ‘good-bye’ to me… There was a short-lived crowd […]

Defending the Military Marriage

Servicemen and women get top-notch training to complete their mission to defend life and liberty. But they sometimes find that they’re ill-equipped to complete the lifelong mission spelled out in […]

Common Ground on a Big Stage

Divinely orchestrated encounter at chapel unites two warriors in enduring friendship I have often wondered how God might use me—a retired Army veteran, full-time staff member with Cru Military, and supporter […]

The Rewards of Humility (4)

The Rewards of Humility Paul tells us that as we tap into the help of the Holy Spirit to become more humble, we’ll be rewarded. Just as Jesus was exalted […]

Paul’s Requirements for Humility (3)

Paul’s Requirements for Humility Now that we know what humility is and why we should demonstrate it consistently, we come to the hard part. What does it look like? Paul […]

Pasta and Discussion

“I don’t understand this,” declared Xiu. “Is it the language?” I asked. “No, it is the Bible. I am not a Christian, so it is all new to me,” answered […]

Deployed… but not alone

Is it possible that a couple separated by deployment could be considered a picture of the Christian faith? Where can I go from Your Spirit? Where can I flee from Your […]