[by Marian Jordan] After a heartbreaking phone call from a friend who is struggling in her faith, I decided to post the following excerpt from my book Wilderness Skills for Women. I wrote this book during my own trial of faith, a season very similar to the one my friend is now facing. I know first … Continue reading Overcoming Lies with God’s Truth
By Ney Bailey “If I were to tempt you, you would know it. If I were to accuse you, you would know it. But if I were to deceive you, you wouldn’t know it. The power of Satan is in the lie. If you remove the lie you remove the power.” It was early January. … Continue reading Why We Don’t Have to Listen to Satan
"And I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish." — Joh 10:28 The Christian should never think or speak lightly of unbelief. For a child of God to mistrust his love, his truth, his faithfulness, must be greatly displeasing to him. How can we ever grieve him by doubting his upholding grace? … Continue reading And I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish
by Arlene Pellicane “Before a young woman’s turn came to go in to King Xerxes, she had to complete twelve months of beauty treatments prescribed for the women, six months with oil of myrrh and six with perfumes and cosmetics.” Esther 2:12 (NIV) I looked in the mirror with concern and disappointment. My left eye … Continue reading Lasting Beauty
This post, is from my mom.
The day after I returned to NYC, I woke up to find this beautiful letter from my mom waiting for me in my inbox.
She asked me to put in on the blog.
And I’m going to be honest, I’m getting anxiety hives thinking about pressing “publish” because…I don’t like writing positive things about myself. But I’m fulfilling the wishes of my mother.
So without further ado….
“Well,this is it. This is the time I’ve been waiting for.
Time to say thanks to my biggest helper and supporter during the last 5 months since my stroke.
Now that you’re back to your life in NYC, it’s time to thank you: Caralyn!
My life has CHANGED! Since my stroke on Dec. 27th, I’ve had to learn how to talk, follow conversation, and ask questions. It’s been hard.
But I have to say, that you, Caralyn have been the most…
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by Chris Staples I love shepherds! I accept that there are some who abuse the privilege but the vast majority of those that I meet really love Jesus and serve their socks off for their flock. As a church leader, there are times when we expect gratitude from the ones that we love but instead … Continue reading When Sheep Bite
source: Christa https://youtu.be/ALP9f4QVIoA I Have Decided to Follow Jesus 1. I have decided to follow Jesus; I have decided to follow Jesus; I have decided to follow Jesus; no turning back, no turning back. 2. Though none go with me, I still will follow; though none go with me, I still will follow; though … Continue reading The Story Behind “I have decided to Follow Jesus”