An Anchor for the Soul

Weekly Devotionals

for Strength, Comfort, and Encouragement


Acting Medium

As the children in the neighborhood thought about the rules that would govern their club, they came up with three rather profound ones: Rule #1 – Nobody act BIG Rule Continue Reading →


The Gospel in 1 Verse

Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington are the top four college football teams this year. (Penn State and Michigan fans, please forgive me!) When your favorite team scores a touchdown Continue Reading →


The Endless Kiwi Quencher

O God, on this Christmas day, please come into my heart and soul and quench the deepest thirst of my life. May I remember that no tangible gift I can receive, nor any earthly thing, can ultimately satisfy me. May I realize today, O God, that ONLY YOU can satisfy the thirst of my soul! May it be so! Amen Continue reading


The Lady with the Mop

Trustees at a Pennsylvania Medical Center did a patient survey to determine which of their employees were most helpful in contributing to the health of their patients. Although many doctors Continue Reading →


God’s Left Handed Curveball

If Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, and Anderson Cooper had been alive and if television had been in existence in 1809, the morning and evening news would have focused on Austria. Continue Reading →


God Can’t Steer a Parked Car

Have you ever been stuck? Not sure how to proceed? Are you asking questions like: “Should I change jobs? Should I say “yes” to the opportunity that is before me? Continue Reading →


The Question of a Lifetime

Have you ever wondered why Jesus’ teaching was so memorable? Jesus was a master communicator who employed three important methods that all communicators ought to remember: he asked provocative questions, Continue Reading →


Mark Twain’s Favorite Word

When Mark Twain was the most well-known and respected writer in the United States, he was paid $5.00 for every word he wrote. Someone sent him a note which said, Continue Reading →


Bearing Fruit

I love the story of Pablo Casals, the world’s greatest cellist, who at the age of 93 still practiced four hours a day. When a reporter asked Casals why he Continue Reading →


For Such a Time as This

A black limousine stopped in front of Buckingham Palace in London. A man emerged from the limo who was short of stature but tall in character. He had a characteristic Continue Reading →