The EYES Have It!

All in favor of wearing face masks for the rest of your lives or for the duration of a global pandemic … say “AYE!”  All those opposed …Long before the government-imposed face mask mandate, I confess […]

The Worst of Sinners

Do you ever feel haunted by your past sins and mistakes? I can go months without thinking about my past and then I’ll see or hear something that will trigger memories of bad decisions made […]

This Little LAMP Of Mine

My monthly contribution to the Women’s Ministry blog went through many re-writes before settling on this longer than normal post. I had a conversation with God about what to write and felt him prompting me […]

The Value of Treasure

Not long ago, I read an online article about children’s toy collectibles. The article stated that if you were lucky enough to own certain toys from particular time periods, you could be sitting on a […]

Grace to be Authentic

Toward the end of his life, Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was asked what person in history he would most like to have been.  He responded by saying he would most like to have been […]

The REAL Deal?

I recently heard a podcast by Rick Warren in which he posed the question: If being a Christian was suddenly outlawed – would there be enough evidence to convict you?” This probing question reminded me […]

REALITY Christianity

“You have never truly found Jesus If you do not tell others about Him.” ~Charles H. Spurgeon Last week I read an article about a reality TV dating show with numerous bachelors vying for a […]

That’s Not Normal!

Sometimes you have to laugh at God’s timing and sense of humor. Last week on my way into church to meet my husband for Saturday night services, I was stopped by a woman at the […]

IMAGINE IF …

A common practice during natural childbirth is Lamaze breathing. A nurse or birthing coach encourages the laboring mom to breathe through the pain. Speaking from my own personal experience with three natural births – breathing […]

USE IT – or LOSE IT

After the first of the year, Pastor Brian did a series entitled “Thrive.” At the end of the series final week we were given, “God, Use Me” cards as reminders to be willing to be […]