Written by Michael Shmidt: My family and I are going on vacation soon. We are in the final stages of planning and the excitement just seems to build day after day. Our kids have never been to Florida or have seen the sites that beautiful state has to offer. On the way, we will be passing through Georgia, another new state for them. I think my wife and I are more excited than the kids. They love to travel and are just happy to be going someplace, but they have no idea what to
One of the most popular verses in all of the Bible demonstrates the love that God has for us when it says, "For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16 NLT). Memories of My Dad Like many of you, I spent some time thinking about my father on Sunday. He was a good dad who loved my sisters and I. We learned so much from him throughout our early years. Although his passin
Written by Michael Shmidt It started out as a great day. As most great days go, the birds were chirping in the morning and the sun was about to burst through the clouds with a nice cool breeze blowing. I love the early morning. To see the night give in to the rays of light peeking through the horizon. The moon gradually yields to the power of the sun to bring warmth to those about to start their day.
I thank the LORD for His blessings and that He would guide my path for th