Replay

by Dan Gallagher

Did you know you’ve played host to a brain parasite? It’s true! Everyone has. This nefarious little creature is called an earworm, and it always manifests the same way: it’s a song that gets stuck in your head. And repeats. And repeats. If you’re left alone for two seconds and start humming the chords of […]

Unplugged

by Dan Gallagher

Opinions are like butts—everyone’s got one. Since the dawn of creation, mankind has always had an opinion about something. As much as God might’ve wished He hadn’t included that aspect of our makeup after listening to the Israelites complaining about their opinions of life in the wilderness for forty years, He still loved us enough […]

Battered Ships Sail On

by Dan Gallagher

The following article was written by Renee Dugan, a full time staff member of Spirit & Truth Fellowship Int’l. too long ago, I hit a stagnant place in my spiritual walk. It happens, like with just about anything else—even the things in life we’re the fondest of. We plateau; we lose focus, get distracted by […]

The Importance of Choice

by Dan Gallagher

The following article was written by Renee Dugan, a full time staff member of Spirit & Truth Fellowship Int’l. power to choose is considered by most to be an inherent human right—albeit addressed from differing positions depending on religious, political, and social customs, etc. But lately, I’ve had the feeling that with all the freedom […]

Mentors and Succeeding in Life

by Dan Gallagher

Our kids have always been good students, but this year (sixth grade) for Mackenzie has been a struggle, especially concerning math. This is the year when all the underlying lessons of years past come together as the children begin to apply addition, subtraction, division, etc. to ratios and other new abstract concepts. We could see […]

Hearts of Flesh

by Dan Gallagher

I’ve been blessed to parent boys and girls and, in my experience, there is a definite difference between raising the two. Of course the core issues are the same: teaching them the consequences of the choices we make, striving for character with personal integrity, honesty and such, and learning self-control and personal discipline—the kind of […]

Here Comes The Sun

by Dan Gallagher

The following article was written by Renee Dugan, a full time staff member of Spirit & Truth Fellowship Int’l. In the early winter of 2017, my home state of Indiana experienced one of the longest stretches of overcast weather in recent memory. For weeks on end, nothing but dreary skies crowded our heads. Any hint […]

In Peak Condition

by Dan Gallagher

The following Blog was written by Dave Lindsey, a member of STF-USA and a Pastor of a church in Greenwood, Indiana. February is Super Bowl month, and even if you’re not a fan, you have to have some appreciation for what professional athletes do to compete at that level. Athletes actually spend much more time […]

Standing Out Like a Sore Thumb

by Dan Gallagher

Although most don’t think of carpentry as a dangerous occupation, woodworking often exposes the craftsman to hazardous situations and potential injury. As a young boy, most of the craftsmen I encountered were missing parts of one or two fingers, and frequently one of the lost digits was a thumb. A few months ago I was […]

Safe in the Master’s Arms

by Dan Gallagher

The following article was written by Renee Dugan, a full time staff member of Spirit & Truth Fellowship Int’l. My brother recently underwent a brief stint of dog-sitting for his roommate, Jerry, who was out of town. I should preface this tale by saying that my brother is, above all things, not a dog person. […]