Four Steps to Focused Prayer

by Renee Dugan

My guess is that I’m not the only person who’s ever struggled with being distracted while praying! Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve had trouble with this. I’d start to pray, then I’d start to think about whatever I was praying about…next thing I knew, I was just thinking about my concerns, not […]

How Do I Bring Christ to People?

by Renee Dugan

Even after we’ve decided to make the effort to “bring people to Christ,” the question that stalls most Christians I’ve met is, “How do I actually do this?” There are plenty of Christian resources that will tell you how to witness—from door-to-door evangelism to the people we sit next to on a plane—not all of […]

Rules of the Road

by Renee Dugan

The following blog was written by Renee Dugan, a full-time staff member with Spirit & Truth Fellowship Int’l. Growing up in Indiana all of my life, there’s rarely been a time when some activity or another didn’t require me to travel on “The Loop” – the local name for I-465, a massive 3-to-6-lane highway that […]

Dear Abby

by Dan Gallagher

I love my job! It’s not that everything I do is fun, because that certainly isn’t the case, but I love the variety of tasks I am faced with every day. With coffee in hand, I fire up my computer and see what awaits me. I spend almost my whole day in front of the […]

The Man Who Wouldn’t Be King

by Renee Dugan

The following blog was written by Renee Dugan, a full-time staff member with Spirit & Truth Fellowship Int’l. Ever notice how most people have a favorite figure from the Bible? Besides Jesus, that is. Some people love reading about Paul; some can’t get enough of David’s psalms; or Joseph’s rags-to-riches journey; or Daniel’s powerful witness; […]

True Grit

by Dan Gallagher

John Wayne, affectionately called “the Duke,” is a legend for the many famous western-style movies he acted in. If you are a Wild West aficionado like me, then you will readily recognize movie titles he starred in: The Shootist, El Dorado, Big Jake, and many more. Of all the famous movies the Duke played in, […]

Getting Untangled

by Renee Dugan

The following blog was written by Renee Dugan, a full-time staff member with Spirit & Truth Fellowship Int’l. Before wireless headphones really became a staple on the audio market, people had no choice but to listen to music with corded headphones tethering them to their musical devices. Many a cellphone and MP3 player saw its […]

To Walk Beside a Friend

by Renee Dugan

The following blog was written by Renee Dugan, a full-time staff member with Spirit & Truth Fellowship Int’l. Most mornings before work, I take a 20 minute walk through the neighborhood behind my house. Since I live about two blocks from the office, this gives me time to burn off the energy of my morning […]

How to Pass Life’s Final Inspection

by Dan Gallagher

The need to pass inspections is an integral part of every building contractor’s life. Today I met with my county inspector as he carefully looked over the plywood panels for the exterior walls of a family room I am adding to my house. Where I live, there are inspections at almost every stage of the […]

Deep Roots to Drink Living Water

by Dan Gallagher

Mowing a lawn is a chore for most people, including me; but generally I really like doing it. It’s not that I enjoy the tedious pushing of the mower up and down the lawn…that’s just hard work. Instead, what I really like is the smell of fresh cut grass and how clean and manicured the […]