A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “This same Jesus, who has been taken from you into heaven, will come back in the same way you have seen Him go into heaven.” — Acts 1:11 “They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with power and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Let us rejoice and be glad and give Him glory! For the wedding of the Lamb has come, and His bride has made herself ready.” — Revelation 19:7 It was four years ago that my husband and I closely watched two weddings—one on TV and […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. — Colossians 1:17 The story goes something like this: A military family has just arrived at their new duty station. They’ve settled into temporary quarters and have begun to look at housing options. […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. But a man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself.” —Proverbs 6:32 Have you seen those billboards across America which are black with white lettering—with “messages” from God? Have you seen, “We Need to Talk . . . . God”? Or “Loved […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Editor’s Note: The writer of this testimony, Beverly Weeks, posts regularly on the website intentionallyyours.org. She and her husband reach out in marriage enrichment ministry throughout North Carolina—including military couples stationed there. Our hope is that this testimony will be beneficial to those who are […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear… – 1 John 4:18a Love is the answer to fixing all relationship issues, at least that’s what we are told by everyone. Hollywood certainly suggests that if a man and women fall in […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that He had come home. So many gathered that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and He preached the word to them. Some men came, bringing to Him a paralytic, […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Righteous are You, O LORD, and Your laws are right.The statutes You have laid down are righteous; they are fully trustworthy. . . .Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and Your servant loves them.— Psalm 119:137,138,140 We were in a sparsely-populated area of Maine having […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” — John 14:27 The war footage on the DVD really brought back memories […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.” —Hebrews 13:4 Another day—another email announcing marital troubles as a result of poor decisions made during deployment. I want to scream, “Oh, […]

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