Chris McMahan

Chris McMahan makes her home in Canton, GA with Troy, her husband of 20 years, and their three kids. A former Spanish teacher, she now keeps her teaching skills sharp by home schooling her youngest child. She has a passion for teaching women from God’s Word, enjoys photography, jewelry making, and of course, writing. She currently enjoys writing a monthly column in WCN as well as a blog at Through her writing she finds an outlet to express how God is at work in her life. Her vignettes illustrate the truth of Scripture expressed through life’s daily events.

Beauty From Ashes

Beauty from Ashes-Chispa Magazine

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day…

Good Enough

Spring SENIORita-Aaron Burden-Chispa Magazine

Is your life good? Is it good enough? Are you satisfied with where you are spiritually, emotionally, and relationally? I wonder if Abram in the Old Testament thought his life was ‘good enough’ when God called him out of Ur and onto a better place.  God called Abram to leave his usual routine at Ur…

Her Name Is Mahtob

Spring Feature-Mahtob-Chispa Magazine

The story that began 30 years ago in the global phenomenon Not Without My Daughter (1991 MGM Home Entertainment, starring Sally Field), continues in the international bestseller by Mahtob Mahmoody, My Name Is Mahtob. As I spoke with Mahtob on January 29, the 30 year anniversary of her ‘freedom day’ from Iran, words from Genesis 50:20…