Sometimes a closer look in the mirror can cause a woman to wonder, "What does it really mean to be created in the image of God?" Body-consciousness has gripped America. Maintaining a youthful appearance has caused the plastic surgery industry to explode. Magazine and TV ads promote the perfect woman. Incentives are given to employees… Continue reading A Closer Look in the Mirror
"Elvis has left the building." This is a phrase that announcers often used after concerts to disperse audiences who lingered in hopes of an encore. It has since become a catchphrase and a punchline in American pop culture. In 2020 many have wondered – "has the church has left the building?" During the absence of… Continue reading Has the church left the building?
The bucket list has become a popular conversation for discussing things people want to do. That is before they leave this earth to meet Jesus, essentially kick-the-bucket! Have you ever made a bucket list? Let's try to do the right thing here and come up with a list that should be on everyone's "bucket list."… Continue reading My Faith-Based Bucket List
Who me? I don't have the time or the experience? I'm too old or too young. What would others think? These are the questions of a woman on the brink of something great but is stalled out by Fear. Fear is a terrible thing, the opposite of faith, and a tactic of the devil himself.… Continue reading Is Fear Holding You Back?
As Americans, we celebrate the 4th of July as the day we won our independence from Great Britain. We became a free nation under God. Every year we enjoy the BBQ, parades, festivals, and fireworks; it is a great day to be an American! However, as Christians, we have better freedom to celebrate – freedom in… Continue reading Let Freedom Ring
An old African expression says it takes a village to raise a child, and when I think about who has had the most influence in my life, I realize it took a village. I had a wonderful mother that laid a great foundation. She taught me so many basics of life: how to be a… Continue reading It Takes a Village, or the Church!