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If you’re like me, you’re trying to keep up with all the reading your kids do by having fresh and interesting books for them to dig into. I get most of my kids’ books on Amazon … → February 8, 2017

Do I even write?

I’m challenging myself to write everyday. You’re welcome to join me in the challenge if you have the same struggle as me to get to writing and out of distractions.

Live pain free

Yesterday I passed by a billboard for a pain clinic that read “Live pain free.” Of course I know what they meant …

Starting back up

I’m back at it, my friends. I’ve just posted the first devotional message of 2016 on Devotions for Disciples. This past year …

Goodbye, beard?

It’s up to you! Give now and get the beard to disappear: http://warrior.stjude.org/matthewjcochran

Living out grace

This morning I was kind of upset with my daughter. That doesn’t happen very often. You’ve seen her cute little face, right? …

Thankful Thursday

I’ve had this idea for quite some time but have never just gotten myself motivated to start doing it. I’m going to …

Dependence Day

Today in the United States of America we speak of freedom and indepence.  Two hundred thirty seven years ago, our forefathers declared …

My wife is my hero

When I think of all that mothers have to go through in order to bring their children into the world, and then …

Baby girl news

Many of you know that my wife and I will be heading to the hospital tomorrow morning to have our first daughter. …

God sends help

The Jesus Storybook Bible is a great way to share the Bible with your young kids. I have the Kindle version and …

This was not about gay marriage

Today I, along with countless others, visited Chick-Fil-A for lunch.  Today was deemed “Appreciation Day” at the fast food joint due to …

Transformation takes time

This past week, I met with a young man who had recently devoted his life to Christ.  Over the past few months, …

Where did those shoes go?

If you gave some shoes for our team to bring down to Haiti, you may wonder where your pair went.  Whose feet …

Hope for Haiti

The team from Christ Fellowship has returned from our mission trip to Haiti.  I must say, it seemed like it was much …

Since you asked…

I’ve had a couple of people ask me how much I’ve made so far from sales of Devotions for Disciples: Our Father, …

Support missions

Yesterday in my post about my trip to Haiti (which is where I am now!) I briefly mentioned an upcoming trip to …

Off to Haiti

As you read this, I’m off to Haiti.  No, I’m not blogging from the airport, I wrote this post in advance.  I …

My review of reWritten

On May 15th, my pastor and his wife launched a new book about restoring your life by exchanging your story for the …

http://bible.us/Heb1.1.ESV Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir … → April 27, 2012

Finally, a book I’ve had in the works for quite some time has been moved to the front burner! The book is scheduled to launch in early May and it’s now available for pre-order on Amazon. … → March 30, 2012