A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.” — Genesis 2:24 Not far from our house is a road with a sharp curve. The Department of Transportation has posted a […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Love is patient, love is kind. — I Corinthians 13:4 I’m not sure that communication in marriage comes easily for anyone, but I got some good advice early on which has served me well. If I were to summarize what I learned in one word […]

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. “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. . . . Love never fails.” — 1 Corinthians 13:7,8 Editor’s Note:  This devotion was originally posted on February 14, 2008. Because we are approaching Valentine’s Day, which has its challenges and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Haven’t you read,” He 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 are […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her . . . .” — Ephesians 5:25 Definition of code of conduct: A set of conventional principles and expectations that are considered binding on any person who is a […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “ . . . . but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” — Romans 5:4 What would happen if we viewed deployment as an opportunity for character-building in our military children? Think about […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.  —  Hebrews 11:1 It was her favorite Christmas present, she said. Perhaps it was his, too, but he was still recovering from long months at sea and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “The angel of the Lord said to [the shepherds], “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord.”  […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Where can I go from Your Spirit?Where can I flee from Your presence?If I go up to the heavens, You are there; if I make my bed in the depths, You are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle […]

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