I believed a lie for two decades. It was something I had been told when I took ballet as an 8 year old, and some of the other students commented on my appearance. They said, “You are fat” – which
Choices in ministry. Should I attend the women’s Bible study, sign up to be a mentor, or go through the counselor training?
It’s hard to choose where to be present and how to best invest our time.
“In God We Trust America” founder and Bakersfield Councilwoman Jacquie Sullivan shares her thoughts about D-Day 2019:
America, although striving to be uninvolved, was pulled into a world war when Pearl
Break Every Chain
“How could church people be so mean?” I thought to myself. Just a few hours earlier, my pastor-husband had been told to turn in his resignation. Now, I was the sole supporter of our little family
Free to Soar
“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles.”
“Help, I’ve fawlin’ and I can’t get up! . . .” In 1987, this line
Renew, Revive, Refresh seems to be the mantra as we ring in the new year.
Have your own best efforts to implement new habits have been frustrating, frozen or even failed?
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Most of us need reminding of God’s faithfulness. God can rebuild the ashes of our losses. But He needs our permission. He can restore, renew and regenerate our lives. I came across Isaiah 61:3 at a time when I didn’t
“I can’t believe he did it anyway” I thought, “he asked my opinion, I told him – NO. I didn’t think we should get involved in a new ministry. And he did it anyway.” It happened again. That’s right, someone I love
Will the Real Me Please Stand?
“I am doing just fine.” I blurted. I lied to myself; I thought if I wanted the words to be true and then spoke them aloud to my concerned friend, I might convince my
“Whew, that was close,” I thought, as I maneuvered my car back into the center lane, realizing I’d missed hitting the car I’d passed, by just a few inches. “That Mazda was in my blind spot.” Although the