The Positive Side of Persecution

Have you watched the movie “Soul Surfer” about Bethany Hamilton? Bethany lost her arm in a shark attack, and thought that she would lose her dream of surfing professionally, but with God’s help and her determination, she continued to surf. People love a true story, and they flocked to hear hers. Who doesn’t want to […]

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How God Handles Broken

At my home church, 1st Sunday usually means that we will be serving communion. We eat the bread, which represents Jesus’s body that was broken. We drink the wine (or grape juice) which represents His blood which was shed for us. We are reminded to look inward at our heart attitude as we remember that […]

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The Shift: Moving from Hesitant to Bold

Over the past several years, the prayer request voiced most often by the women in our church has been this: “Please pray that I will be bold.” They recognize the world’s need for Jesus, and they want to move past their fear and hesitancy to a place of willingness, wherever God places them. The second […]

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Because I Will Always Be Their Mother

Mother’s Day is a day that evokes a lot of emotion for me.  I grew up down south.  I don’t know if it is still the same today, but most of the women would wear a corsage to honor their mother’s.  The color had meaning.  A red flower meant your mother was living.  A white […]

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