An embarrassing Christmas moment, but still a Holy Night

by David Wills  |  December 24, 2014  |   Category: Insights
5th grade. Ben Franklin Elementary. Wichita Falls, Texas. School Christmas pageant. I scored the role of one of the wise men. The choir would be singing "O Holy Night," and our job, as wise men, was to fall on our knees when the choir sang ... read full post
Recently, our daughter, Maggie, came home from college to spend the week with us. She is a freshman and it has been hard for me to be away from her ... in fact, I had not ... read full post
Sunday, November 28, 1972. It was a big day. A really big day. I turned 11, and my parents gave me the greatest gift ever – a blue Schwinn bike, complete with a sparkly ... read full post
Several months ago, I was in Washington D.C. and stayed across the street from the tent city of the Occupy D.C. movement. Remember the Occupy movement? It is still very much ... read full post
This past weekend I stayed in my parents' home in Dallas. On the shelf in the upstairs bedroom was the book Born Again by Chuck Colson. It was the version with the ... read full post
Proverbs 11:24 is an interesting verse about generosity. It says, "There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, and there is one who withholds what is justly ... read full post
Wow – We saw God do amazing things in 2011, and we look expectantly to how, through His amazing grace, He will work through us in 2012! And so we've decided to once ... read full post
It???s often said, ???Whatever is rewarded is most often repeated.??? This principle should be considered when encouraging generosity within your family. There are three ... read full post
College roommates. Those two words conjure up some interesting memories, don't they? I once had a roommate who hated waking up in the morning. And more than anything, he ... read full post
With all the heated debates centered around the new Jobs Bill, proposed by President Obama on Monday, it's often difficult to understand what the changes in Washington would ... read full post
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Have you ever wondered how much of your values are transferred to your children without saying a word? Listen to this moving testimony from Scott and Sarah Bass, givers from Franklin, North Carolina, who tell the very personal story of their dream ... read more
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