2019 Blogs

With God, life will get richer, more meaningful and more fulfilling as we follow Him. That’s just who our God is.

Seventeen years ago today, I was expectant and hopeful for the new chapter in our lives and ministry. Then, the very next morning I awoke from a terrible night’s rest. I quickly became aware of my surroundings and realized that my experience from the day before was not a dream. It really happened. My world really did come crashing in on me. My life, as I knew it, was completely over. Yet here I am…

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2019 Blogs

If you want to know where God is leading, you have to be able to recognize His voice.

Have you ever had that feeling where you reached out to a friend and they needed to hear from you at that very moment? Man, what a great feeling, huh? But better than that is the feeling of knowing that God’s Holy Spirit was the One putting that friend on your mind. In that moment, you think, “God just used me!” But we won’t hear His voice leading us if we don’t seek Him. The…

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2019 Blogs

Weigh what you say for you can build up or tear down.

When it comes to your words, what’s your go to? Is it gentle encouragement, crass humor, rude sarcasm, loving kindness or intellectual harassment? As people, we typically have a “go to” when it comes to our words. So, what’s yours?One of the things I don’t like about myself is the amount of words I have to say. All the words, oh, all the words. There are just so many words that leave my lips. I…

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2019 Blogs

When you step out in faith, it pleases God and develops you.

One of the most difficult things for a Christ Follower to do is to step out into the unknown when you are unsure what the outcome will be. I remember hearing God clearly in March, 2002, when He led me to stay in my devastated marriage. I could not trust my husband, Chris, farther than I could throw him yet God, in His mysterious way, assured me that He had a plan and that it…

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2019 Blogs

When you mess up on your goals, simply begin again.

*Most of the content from this is from a post I recently wrote for Life.Church.We all have habits. Some propel us toward positive outcomes, and others do the exact opposite. The bad habits get our focus because, well, they’re bad habits and we need to eradicate them from our lives. So, we make the effort to not only stop the bad habit but also to construct a new habit simultaneously. Yet when we mess up…

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