MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND – WOW!

Mother’s Day pretty much stands on its own as a special day, but when family gifts you with a night in a suite at the Grand Canyon Railroad Motel in Williams, Arizona…Well, it makes that weekend over-the-top gorgeous! For all you kids and husbands wondering how to bless and impress the leading lady in your life…

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WHAT ONE WOMAN WITH PASSION CAN DO

HELPLESS IN ARKANSAS… “They say, ‘if you love somebody, you’ll beg, borrow, or steal for them! Well I did everything but steal,” cries Amber Wheeler. “And I wasn’t above…begging!” She’s a daughter of Lee and Roberta Ostten, who pastor the Lockhart Road Baptist Church in Denham Springs, Louisiana. She may have lived in the next…

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A TRAGIC CHILDHOOD, YES. BUT WAIT…

AFTER 45 YEARS… We have not seen Roberta for about 45 years. Then, by miracle of Facebook, her sister, Robin, finds Larry, then me, and soon Roberta contacts me, too. And all the memories rush back. From her profile picture, I know I’d have recognized her anywhere. She’s still the pretty, dark-haired girl with big,…

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AN ISLAND OF HOPE IN THE STORM

 “By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love, one to another.”  John 13:35 We’ve talked a lot about all the personal devastation from the flood, but the Lockhart Road Baptist Church provided a literal island, a safe harbor in the midst of the flood where people from the…

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