An Anchor for the Soul

Weekly Devotionals

for Strength, Comfort, and Encouragement


Warning: Don’t Let Anger Eat You Alive

The following four questions are a test of how well we are managing our anger. Can you think of a time when you sent an e-mail in anger, and then Continue Reading →


The Day That “Can’t” Died

The history of every family is defined by a few decisive events: weddings, births of children, moving to a new home, taking a new job, matriculating to a college or Continue Reading →


A Walk with the President in the White House Rose Garden

A friend of mine was selected by President George H.W. Bush to be the United States Ambassador to Austria. During a time when he disagreed with the President about foreign Continue Reading →


Loving Difficult People

Be honest. Do you know anyone who is hard for you to love? A family member? Your boss? A colleague at the office? A neighbor? As Charlie Brown used to Continue Reading →


The Biggest Upset in Biblical History

If Monday Night Football had been covering the events of 1,000 B.C., ancestors of Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, and Al Michaels would have been providing commentary for a Super Bowl-like Continue Reading →


What was “Sully” Sullenberger’s Secret…

You may be asking what was Sully Sullenberger’s secret? As we reflect on how we are procrastinating in our own lives, we can take away some inspiration from Captain Sully Continue Reading →


“Sully” Sullenberger’s Secret

In this passage, the people of Israel were on the verge of entering the Promised Land. Fourteen months earlier, they were led out of captivity in Egypt into the wilderness Continue Reading →


Peyton Manning’s Priorities…And Ours!

I love the story of the young man who wanted just the right card to express a deep sentiment to the girl he loved. Finally…he found it! The card said Continue Reading →


When You Feel Distant from God

Our world changed on September 11, 2001. During the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., our nation came face-to-face with our vulnerability. For the first time, many Continue Reading →



The Power of a Bible Bookmark

"I’ll never forget it. Being a pastor in New York City on September 11, 2001 is seared in my mind." Tom Tewell opens his first devotional with these powerful words that recall one of the darkest hours in American history. Read more about how he was able to use his ministry and a bible bookmark to bring a ray of light into that darkness. Continue reading