Not Alone by Regina Stafford

Not Alone by Regina Stafford

As I was reading the chapter written by my former campus pastor, out of his book Underwater, I realized that I was not alone. Chris Maxwell, the author, speaker, and man of God, had bravely written about his journey through surviving encephalitis, brain injury and...
Seeking Help While Underwater

Seeking Help While Underwater

This is an excerpt from Chris’ book, Underwater. Visit HERE to purchase your copy of Underwater.    People with epilepsy aren’t the only ones in this story. Think of the caregivers. Think of those in the medical and psychological fields. Think of neighbors...
Thoughts for Moms: Talk to Someone

Thoughts for Moms: Talk to Someone

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. Take time to purchase a few copies of Pause for Moms. Or get Kindle from Amazon. Today’s blog is from that book.   Conversations can be healthy moments. They can also be damaging. Some words—accusations, rumors, questions,...
Why Church Leaders Need NON-CHRISTIAN Friends

Why Church Leaders Need NON-CHRISTIAN Friends

From “Encourage: Inspiration for IPHC Leaders” Published by The International Pentecostal Holiness Church. Click here for full edition. Today’s spiritual leaders must do more than preach to the choir. We must love our communities! Without any additional...
A Prayer to Pray: Psalm 23

A Prayer to Pray: Psalm 23

Read this ancient prayer. Think about David’s honesty. His poetic journal confessed needs and hopes. Pray it. With honesty, pray it. In your own words, pray it.  Study the original context. Slowly read each phrase. Process the meaning. Apply the poem as your own...
We Appreciate Dr. Blake Rackley by Rebecca James

We Appreciate Dr. Blake Rackley by Rebecca James

At almost every college or university you attend, you are bound to find those particular professors who change your life forever. They’re usually the ones that challenge you to be a better person, make you question everything you’ve ever known before, find more pieces...
What Do I Believe About God by Amy Sickles

What Do I Believe About God by Amy Sickles

I once read that when a person goes through turmoil, they learn what they really believe about God. That has resounded in my mind for several weeks now. What do I believe about God? In this muck of emotional grief, is He working things together? In the midst of the...
Music and Memory

Music and Memory

Visit HERE to purchase your copy of Underwater.   Music and memory can be friends. What are your favorite songs? Why do you like them? What are the songs which best describe your own underwater story? Why did you select those songs? What part of the song brings...
Damage

Damage

Interesting word for today: damage. We know the meaning. We know the spelling and pronunciation. We also know the effects. That word is on my mind for various reasons. I’m listening to an early recording of the audio version of my latest book, Underwater....
Underwater: Song and Video

Underwater: Song and Video

  This song was written by my son, Taylor. He wrote this song while processing what life was like after my brain injury. You can purchase the song and more of his music at: taylormaxwell.com ...