A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “I am the LORD, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” — Jeremiah 32:27 “I’ve given up hope for our marriage! This Bible study is my last resort. I’m signing us up and we’ll be there at the Chapel for the […]

“As for us, we have this large crowd of witnesses around us. So then, let us rid ourselves of everything that gets in the way, and of the sin which holds on to us so tightly, and let us run with determination the race that lies before us.” — Hebrews12:1 My great-grandfather was wounded during […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. — Philippians 4:8 You would think after writing and editing for Excellent or Praiseworthy for eight years […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. In memory of Denise McColl, who went home to be with our Lord eight years ago on March 29, 2008. . . and in honor of the McColl family who demonstrated great love and care. . .we are re-posting this devotion.  It was originally posted […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Haven’t you read,” He (Jesus) replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? So they […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.”  John 15:13 I’ve been working on this writing for the last eight years. And it’s not done yet. I wanted to put down in writing, on “cyber-paper,” what I […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Some Pharisees came to Him to test Him. They asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any and every reason?” “Haven’t you read,” He replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Fight the good fight of the faith. —  I Timothy 6:12 My husband returned four months ago from a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. This was our first deployment, and we were stationed in the United Kingdom when he was given the orders. We quickly had […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Editor’s Note:  Thank you for your patience while we were having technical difficulties. After eight years of no problems, this was a surprise and a challenge.  Fortunately it is all fixed now–for which we are very grateful to God!    “I am the LORD, the […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. When Peter saw him, he asked, “Lord, what about him?” Jesus answered, “If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you? You must follow me.” — John 21:21,22 As noble and mature as military couples are, there is a […]

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