Tiger On The Loose!

LightGrams April 19, 2018 Volume 22, Number 15 Did you hear about the tiger roaming the streets of Manhattan last Thursday? The report was called in to the New York City Police Department, and officers were dispatched to check it out. They did indeed find a wild animal in the area, but it was a…

The Road Of Music

LightGrams April 12, 2018 Volume 22, Number 14 You may remember me telling you that I grew up in Eastern Kentucky. In that region is the “Country Music Highway”, a stretch of road that honors several country music artists who have come from that area. Names like Loretta Lynn, Ricky Skaggs, Naomi and Wynona Judd,…

Daily Focus, April 10, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 6:1-35 (“Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.”  Colossians 4:6…

Daily Focus, April 7, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 4:1-27 (“Keep hold of instruction; do not let go; guard her, for she is your life.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.”  Colossians 3:2 Remember These…

Playing With Fire

LightGrams April 5, 2018 Volume 22, Number 13 A campfire can be hypnotic. Young children must be carefully watched as they stand before such a fire. Those too young to realize the dangers of fire may play with something that will lead to great harm. A man near Fresno, California was recently caught on video…

Trading My Handle

LightGrams March 29, 2018 Volume 22, Number 12 Darian Lipscomb is a 15-year-old who lives in Prospect, Virginia. His life was pretty average for a teenager until the truck showed up. Answering a knock at his door earlier this week, he looked out to see a large truck with his name on its side in…

Daily Focus, March 28, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Psalm 139:1 – 141:10 (“I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and…

Power Loss

LightGrams March 22, 2018 Volume 22, Number 11 When I arrived home a couple of nights ago I walked into darkness. My wife said the power had gone out only two minutes earlier. The smell of smoke (electrical smoke!) raised all the red flags I possess and I quickly discovered that our main breaker panel…

Daily Focus, March 22, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Psalm 120:1 – 123:4 (“In my distress I cried unto the Lord, and he heard me.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Oh how I love Your law!  It is my meditation all the day.”  Psalm 119:97 Remember These In Prayer:…

Daily Focus, March 17, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Psalm 119:1-48 (“Make me understand the way of your precepts, and I will meditate on your wondrous works.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.”  James 5:13…