From Busy Bee to Breathing Free (Guest Post by Lauren Black)

I joined the young adults group at church for all the wrong reasons. My younger brother had just graduated college, moved back home, and was in need of some Christian friends. He was also single. You get where I’m going with this, right? Now this young adults group was very, well, young. Half were still teenagers, fresh […]

How to Live the “Swept Away” Life (Isaiah 44:22)

This past weekend I had the pleasure to speak at a Women’s Retreat. The theme of the retreat came from the Isaiah 44:22 that says, “I have swept away your sins like a cloud. I have scattered your offenses like the morning mist. Oh, return to me, for I have paid the price to set you free.” I […]

How to Stop the “That’s Not Fair” Mentality

Have you ever said, “That’s not fair” or “That’s not right!” I recently caught myself saying these words and God convicted my heart that I had become too self-focused. It’s so easy to do in this broken world we live in. Speaking of broken – that is why life will never be fair. We live […]

Rise Up and Be Recognized

Then the two went over everything that happened on the road and how they recognized him when he broke the bread. Luke 24:35 The MSG Did you know you can be a believer and never really grow in your walk with God? I should know because that was me for many years. I attended church, […]

The Power of Encouragement

Last week, I was shocked to hear a dear friend, mentor and all-around beautiful woman of God had gone to be with the Lord. My first reaction was shock, anger and busyness so I didn’t have to feel – at least not yet. Then Sunday came and her life was going to be remembered later in […]