Your WORD is important!

how it plays a part in this season of time

At our home, if you want to know if someone is telling you the truth, we would ask, “Jesus knows?” and if they said, “Jesus knows.” we knew they were not lying to us! There’s something about giving your word! To give our word means that it is truth to you, you mean what you […]

What’s YOUR Word?

your key to having an amazing 2017

What you may not know about me is that God has given me a Word for the Year for several years of my life now. One year, my word was discipline. One year the word was balance. I believe God has given me those yearly words to keep me focused on what He wanted to do that year in my life.

The Heart of a Giver

5 Characteristics of a Generous Person

This month, I have blogged about generosity. (To see previous blogs, click HERE) I just believe that we need it so desperately in our world today. What unity would come in our country if we simply gave, and gave generously to those in need?! The world would certainly be a better place! So, today, I […]

Geared Up To Give

the blessing bags

Several semesters back, my small group was looking for a way to serve in our community. It seemed that everything we thought to do, was just not the right fit. One night, a lady in my small group said, “Why don’t we make “Blessing Bags”!” Blessing Bags? What in the world was that? A blessing […]

Feeding God

Re-focusing our lives, may this be a loving challenge to us all.


Have you ever thought about the fact that God is hungry?    Ponder Psalm 50:12-15 for a moment: “If I were hungry, I would not tell you; for the world is Mine, and all its fullness. Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats? Offer to God thanksgiving, and pay your […]

The Missing Piece of Love

There is one key element of love that many of us are missing.


The love of God is so vast, we could spend a year delving deep into its meaning. but one characteristic of love that is so needed today is a love that identifies. Think about that: LOVE IDENTIFIES.  It emotionally understands and connects with the object of its love to the point of getting involved.   […]

True Freedom

What does freedom even look like?


I guess when it comes to freedom, based on age and season in life, that word conjures up all kinds of thoughts: it could remind you solely of July 4th: from apple pie, to barbecue, to cookouts, friends, and laying out a large blanket, to watch the fireworks light up the sky within your community. […]