Author: Debbie Koontz

On Any Given Day

On any given day 88 million people are held captive by drugs and/or alcohol in America. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) tells us that in America 52,000 people lost their life to a Drug Overdose in the 2016. If we were losing 1,000 people a week in automobile accidents, there would be an outcry…

Favor

Favor “For the wages of sin [is] death; but the act of favour of God, eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 6:23, Darby). Several years ago, a church in Lake of the Ozarks mapped out a strategy to engage in random acts of kindness. It was awesome to participate. For several days, we…

Military Couple

Hope does not put us to shame.

[blockquote align=”left”] “From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God” (Jonah 2:1) [/blockquote]High school sweethearts Shelia and Butch got engaged during their senior year in high school. In order to afford college Butch joined the army out of high school and served four tours in Afghanistan. During this time Butch and Shelia…