A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.  Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”  —Ephesians 4:32 “Whatever you do, work at it with all your […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.” — 2 Corinthians 3:3 During the debate over […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. All these people were still living by faith when they died . . . And they admitted that they were aliens and strangers on earth . . . they were longing for a better country—a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. When he heard the crowd going by, he asked what was happening. They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.”  He called out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”  […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness” . . . That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him for the help of His presence. — Psalm 42:5 Has loneliness during deployment caused you to “talk to yourself”? Do […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart!  I have overcome the world.” — John 15:33 Have you ever PCSed and had the realtor tell you that the most […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. The LORD is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. —  Psalm 145:13b Is discouragement ruling your thoughts? Have you despaired at the trials of this deployment? One of my favorite contemporary Bible teachers, Dr. Stephen Davey, uses the popular […]

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 […]

Editor’s Note: Heather McColl Morgan, a favorite writer for Excellent or Praiseworthy, wrote this posting when she was deployed. We are grateful that she took some time to reflect and share these thoughts with us before returning home. Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “ . . . because those who […]

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