A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ.  – I Peter 4:11 You will see Vietnam Vets still serving in so many ways: You will see them as senators, […]

­Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on His shoulders. And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. —Isaiah 9:6 It was Christmas Eve in Thailand, 1972. Thanks […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Editor’s Note: Yesterday, December 7th, 2016, marked the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. In remembrance of that world-changing event, this devotion is posted to tell one of God’s great redemptive stories from the battle for the Pacific. All the prophets testify about […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and my body with grief. My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my strength fails because of my affliction, and my bones […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Editor’s Note: Sometimes it helps to look back and see how things got started—just to be reminded. We are privileged to post a story that does just that. This testimony was given at an Upward football game six years ago by an Air Force wife […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you seek Me with all your heart.” —Jeremiah 29:12,13 On the battlefields of the Civil War, one hundred and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD . . . . — Psalm 33:12 It’s a song, a famous song, but did you know that it really is a prayer? A prayer that we’ve all heardsung at athletic events, on the steps of […]

On this week of Memorial Day 2016, thank you for your sacrificial service to our country and our Lord.  We will never forget. . . . [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpLdrvPHYVg] The 23rd Psalm The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.    He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. The LORD looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men; From His dwelling place He looks out on all the inhabitants of the earth, He who fashions the hearts of them all, He who understands all their works. — Psalm 33:13-15 The inscription […]

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