How this Torchlighter Mom is Surviving Quarantine

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” -2 Corinthians 12:9 (ESV) My life as pastor’s wife, magazine editor, author, and mom was […]

St. Patrick, the runaway slave who brought the Gospel to Ireland

If you live in a city or town with a strong Irish heritage, you know that March 17th won’t be just like any other day. Shamrocks, leprechauns, parades and celebrations sporting green everything will flood the streets. In the United States, we call this day St. Patrick’s Day, in honor of Ireland’s most famous saint. […]

Torchlighter George Müller Lived on Prayer

Johann George Ferdinand Müller had a tumultuous adolescence. Born in Kroppenstaedt, Prussia (modern day Germany) on September 27, 1805 to Johann and Sophie Müller, the family moved to Heimersleben when George was 4. There his father worked as a tax collector, and there George began stealing collected government money from his father before he even […]

Torchlighters Study Guides – a lesson in faith!

Have you ever tackled a big project and wondered if you’d ever finish and whether it would measure up upon completion? Believe it or not, creating the Torchlighters study guides feels a bit like this! We start with a blank page and a board of ideas, ,and pray it all comes together (don’t worry, it […]

Corrie ten Boom’s Faith to Forgive the Unforgivable

“This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person he puts in our lives, is the perfect preparation for the future than only he can see.” So wrote Corrie ten Boom in her autobiographical book, The Hiding Place. These words ring true—from protecting and caring for children with nowhere to […]