Standing Together in Hope

Karilee Hayden •   “Merry” Christmas Christmas season is upon us once again—and for the majority of families, it’s a time of joy and celebration: family gatherings; nostalgic traditions; the sharing, in love, of carefully chosen gifts. Happy music fills radio air...

The Rock – Examining the Foundation of Christ’s Church

Dr. Dan Hayden • All eyes are on the Vatican these days as the world awaits the appointment of the next pope. In light of this, we are brought again to the question of Christ’s church and its true foundation. A decade ago Dan Brown wrote a fast-paced mystery novel,...

Prayer Changes Things

Karilee Hayden • Prayer changes things… especially our hearts! A teen is caught in the web of drugs, alcohol, or rampant sexual activity An adult son continues to live on the streets in rejection of Jesus Christ A daughter lives-in with an unsaved man twice her age A...

When Trials Come My Way

Karilee Hayden • When trials or heartaches come my way, Do I complain? . . . Or do I pray? Do I choose to trust the Lord, Seek solace in His Word? His name is Faithful and True . . . What He promises, He will DO! How human we are! Too many times our first reaction...

Spiritual Ballast

Dr. Dan Hayden • In the aftermath of ideological change and financial crisis, it may seem that nothing is reliable anymore. What we can count on for sure, is that not much is for sure. The nations of the world are now scrambling to find a reliable footing in the...

Expanding Evil and Tolkien

Dr. Dan Hayden • An enormous tsunami of evil seems to be surging over planet earth to engulf any sense of moral goodness, personal integrity and spiritual truth. Hitler’s Third Reich was a mere local flood by comparison, as have been the totalitarian regimes of...

Finding Rest For Your Soul

Karilee Hayden • My soul is . . . very vexed; but thou, O LORD, how long? (Psalm 6:3) When our daughter Wendi became pregnant at age 16, Dan and I found ourselves thrown into a life-situation we were totally unprepared for. A death-grip of the world, the flesh, and...

Hope in Dark Places

Karilee Hayden • Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him (Psalm 42:11-ESV). A concerned mother of a wayward child recently wrote to our ministry. “Your book gave me hope,” she began as she...

The Grand Illusion

The Deception of Another Gospel · Dr. Dan Hayden • The sensational illusionist Howard Thurston once boasted that he could walk an elephant across the stage and no one would notice. Later, Doug Henning actually performed that feat to the amazement of his audience. And,...

Strength Against the Current

• 2 Timothy 2:1 – by Dan Hayden • Truth matters! We are being told today that it doesn’t—but it does. In most endeavors of life, this is a given. Truth does matter in medical science, for instance, because life and death are often at stake. A diagnosis is either...