A devotional to help military families stay connected during deployments

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. In memory of Denise McColl, who went home to be with our Lord nine 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. 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 nine years […]

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. Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.  —  Ephesians 5:19,20 I had a lesson in […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in him and he in God.  And so we know and rely on the love God has for us.  God is love. —I John 4:15,16 “Identity Crisis” is a long devotion—one of the […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “This is what the LORD says—Israel’s King and Redeemer, the LORD Almighty: I am the first and I am the last; apart from Me there is no God.” — Isaiah 44:6 Because of the rigors of deployment and the struggles of life, have you started […]

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. “One thing God has spoken, two things have I heard: that You, O God, are strong, and that you, O Lord, are loving.” — Psalm 62:11-12a I was with military wives, studying Beth Moore’s “Living Beyond Yourself”, when I heard Beth speak these words on […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. — 1 Timothy 4:8 Most of us are familiar with waiting. We probably complain about it. “Not wasting time” […]

Excellent or Praiseworthy is posted on Monday and Thursday nights. “No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” — Hebrews 12:11 The story of Joseph in the Old Testament is one of jealousy and betrayal—and the […]

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