By Del Duduit A worthy cause can strengthen a relationship. Just ask Paul and Rana Petersen. The couple has been married 30 years, which might be a record in Hollywood, California. I met Paul and Rana at the Roy Rogers Festival in Portsmouth, Ohio a few weeks ago and was intrigued by their story. Paul… Continue reading A Minor Consideration
By Del Duduit More than two years ago, my entire life changed when I attended the Florida Christian Writers Conference. I met my agent, Cyle Young, there in 2017 and signed a book contract the following year that has developed into an exciting series with New Hope Publishers and Iron Stream Media. Through the writer… Continue reading A Whole New World
By Del Duduit Please don’t judge me when I tell you that I cannot recall ever watching a single episode of Little House on the Prairie. I didn’t watch much television growing up because I was the youngest of four boys and was either watching or playing sports or defending myself from my older brothers.… Continue reading Are You Typecast By Your Past?
By Del Duduit Well, the big day is next week. My second book in the Stars of Faith series, First Down Devotions: Inspirations From NFL’s Best, kicks off Monday. It follows Dugout Devotions: Inspirational Hits from MLB’s Best which launched in February. Both books are from New Hope Publishers. This devotional took me two years of… Continue reading When Mistakes are too Big
By Del Duduit By the time this post is shared, Joy Puckett will be on her way to Uganda in East Central Africa. She left Southern Ohio earlier today. Joy has answered the call to serve on the mission field for one year. ONE YEAR! Who could do that? I find it a challenge to… Continue reading Confirmation
By Del Duduit Hatred: To feel intense or passionate dislike for someone or something. What has to simmer in a person’s soul to bring about such a fierce feeling? I’ve always been told you have to love what you do, and this is especially true for professional athletes. In order to be successful, a player… Continue reading When love turns to hate
By Del Duduit Time. Compared to the riches of the world like fancy cars, enormous mansions and gadgets that will do practically anything desired with a few spoken words, time is the most precious, and wasted, of all commodities. You cannot replace it like a new sofa or a computer. Once the moment has passed,… Continue reading How do you spend time?
By Del Duduit On Thursday, we will celebrate July 4th—the 243rd anniversary of our independence as a nation. My church at Rubyville Community in rural Southern Ohio does it up right. We have fireworks set for Wednesday evening along with a patriotic service. Our church normally runs about 300 people on an average Wednesday night.… Continue reading Celebrate our Wonderful USA!
By Del Duduit A song can make a difference. It can lift your spirits, make you feel good, or sad, mellow or festive. Songs are a part of our fabric. Everything we do revolves around music. Me? I have a tendency to turn on Norah Jones, Elvis Presley or Billy Joel. My taste in music… Continue reading What’s in a Song?
By Del Duduit You never know who you will run into at the Super Bowl. This was the case for me last year in Minneapolis when I was presented with an opportunity to talk with the only player enshrined in two halls of fame. Kurt Warner is a player who is a member of both… Continue reading Are You Bold Enough?