A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained; What is man that You take thought of him, and the son of man that You care for him?  — Psalm 8:3,4 “Father, as we steam […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.  Who is it that overcomes the world?  Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God. — 1 John 5:4, 5 No doubt you associate March 17th each year as St. […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “. . . Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.” — Joshua 1:9 Father Joe O’Callahan, a professor of physics and mathematics at Holy Cross College, was compelled […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants […]

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. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. — Romans 15:13 2015 is quickly drawing to a close, and the joys and […]

­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:  December 7th is the 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. All the prophets testify about Him that everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD . . . – Psalm 33:12 Each year we celebrate Thanksgiving in the tradition of the Plymouth colony’s harvest at the end of their first year in the New World, 1621. Did these early settlers have […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness.” — Jeremiah 31:3 “It was the love letters—that’s what really helped.” I was having a conversation with a military wife who had struggled for years through an unhappy marriage—but had seen […]

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