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In Honor of J.I. Packer

In Honor of J.I. Packer

In honor of J.I. Packer: my favorite story and quote from him. J.I. Packer had a profound impact upon my life through his books. In my writing and speaking, I use one of his quotes most often. His words describe my passion for knowing God. In my book, Pure-Hearted:...

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Donkeys Aren’t Stubborn, Just Protective, Like Us!

Donkeys Aren’t Stubborn, Just Protective, Like Us!

I’m so pleased to feature a guest post from J.D. Wininger whose posts on his blog are fascinating snippets of spiritual lessons based in experiences with the animals on his ranch. I love every post he writes and always learn and am inspired. When I read the following...

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Jesus Had No Need for the Approval of Others

Jesus Had No Need for the Approval of Others

I'm sad to say other people's opinions sometimes wreck havoc in my life. it's called being a People Pleaser. And I started the practice early in life. As Larry and I worked on our two books in the God's Intriguing Questions series, I was surprised how many of God's...

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Would You Like to Read Someone’s Mind?

Would You Like to Read Someone’s Mind?

I think at one time or another, we all would like to be able to read someone's mind. That was especially true for me when Larry and I married. Not only did I want to read his mind, I actually thought I could. After all, if I had said something the same as what Larry...

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You’re Off the Hook; God’s Got It!

You’re Off the Hook; God’s Got It!

You're off the hook; God's got it. Are you thinking right now, "Kathy, what do you mean by that?"? Here's what I mean. Sometimes we can feel responsible for the response of someone and it feels as serious as if we've failed to help someone find Christ as their Savior....

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Be More of a Biblical Self-Feeder

Be More of a Biblical Self-Feeder

Would you like to be more of a "biblical self-feeder"? You may be thinking, what is that? Although I've heard a few other people use that term, and their definition may be different than mine, I would define it as directly studying the Bible, the Word of God, rather...

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I Have a YouTube Channel! I’m excited!

I'm so excited! I now have a YouTube Channel. I've begun regularly filming videos in three broad categories: faith, mothering, and marriage. I'd love for you to stop by and subscribe or just check it out: LINK RIGHT HERE Here's one of the videos. I hope you'll enjoy...

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What About Jesus’s Questions?

What About Jesus’s Questions?

What About Jesus's Questions? Since our book, God's Intriguing Questions: 40 Old Testament Devotions Revealing God's Nature was published, I know what you've been thinking. "Hey, what about the questions Jesus asked?" Well, we heard you! Very soon, "Book 2" of God's...

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Book Drawing: “Little Faith, Big God” by Debbie W. Wilson

Book Drawing: “Little Faith, Big God” by Debbie W. Wilson

I love having a book drawing every month. This month I'm so happy to feature Debbie W. Wilson's book Little Faith, Big God: Grace to Grow When Your Faith Feels Small. Read below how to enter the drawing. And here's an excerpt to give you a tasty sample of a wonderful...

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Worry Is Like A Rocking Chair ….

Worry Is Like A Rocking Chair ….

“Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives us something to do but we don’t go anywhere.” That's a fun anonymous quip, but unfortunately it's true. In our minds we think worry takes us somewhere "good" but actually it's fruitless and powerless. Many times we don't even...

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The Resurrection is Evidence Jesus’s Messiahship is Real

The Resurrection is Evidence Jesus’s Messiahship is Real

Christ’s Resurrection Assures You by Kathy Collard Miller We often focus on the beautiful gift of salvation through Christ’s death and forget the importance of his resurrection. In I Corinthians 15:3-4, the Apostle Paul stresses both: For I delivered to you as of...

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Jesus Can Be Our “Tent Peg” in This Uncertain Time

Jesus Can Be Our “Tent Peg” in This Uncertain Time

Recently, someone commented on a blog post of mine from 2016. I was so blessed that somehow a woman found my post and the Lord used it to minister to her. I couldn't remember much from what I wrote about the Bible's reference to "tent peg" so I looked up my post. As I...

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99 cents Kindle of “No More Anger”

99 cents Kindle of “No More Anger”

Is There Hope When We're Hopeless? Is there hope when we're hopeless? Right now we are in what sometimes seems like a hopeless situation: a pandemic. Our lives can seem chaotic, out of control, and confusing. We miss having hugs, freedom, choices, and not having to...

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