Scripture is chocked full of the call to be grateful in all circumstances. Society has now adopted the phrase, “First World Problems.” That draws a conclusion that the irritants of our day are usually petty when compared to long-suffering of others around the world, or...

Scripture is chocked full of the call to be grateful in all circumstances. Society has now adopted the phrase, “First World Problems.” That draws a conclusion that the irritants of our day are usually petty when compared to long-suffering of others around the world, or...

In November 2019, I was picking my daughter up from daycare on a Thursday evening. I had a special daddy-daughter evening ahead, but I was unsure what activity we should enjoy together. Before picking her up, I remembered that “Frozen 2”--a sequel to the...

Here we are…2020. There is a global pandemic, economic distress, civil unrest and deep political divides in our country. People are getting sick. People are dying. Businesses are closing. Jobs are being lost. Many are dealing with anxiety, fear, depression and loneliness. It feels...

When we choose to lay down our own lives and love His people the way He does, amazing things are possible. This is what I’ve seen in 2020, a year that has been labeled as both a dumpster fire and unprecedented. These are...

In the movie “The Kid,” Bruce Willis, a successful image consultant, becomes frustrated with a lady who is taking a large amount of time paying for her items in an airport gift shop. One by one she uses the multitude of coins in her...

For those of you with siblings, have you ever uttered these words?  “I’m Mom’s favorite!” If I’m honest with you, my twin and I believe our older brother is Mom’s favorite, but I digress. By very definition, favorite is such a lovely word. It means...

Songwriter Gloria Gaither once said, “Satan labels you, God names you.” Her quote profoundly reiterates what we believe at PAR about our listeners, our donors, and each person serving on our teams....