Reflections of Grace 147: Do You Want to Walk with God?

Do You Want to Walk with God? I don’t think there are short cuts into true Kingdom living.You want to walk withGod? You want to grow up in Him?Then you must go through the testing.   I’ve learned that kicking and screaming my way through does not move God.  He even told me once that though He loves me, He isn’t moved by my attitude.If you have been guilty at looking at someone else’s exciting faith filled life and wish you could be like them to the point of envy, I would say to yo … [Read more...]

Story Team Weekly: Filled With Grace and Peace

Grief became a three letter word: God.McCartney Piper Lee Coleman was born on April 25, 2014 at 2:47a.m. She weighed 3.47 pounds. She died two days later on April 27th. “She was what I had prayed for my whole life,” says Angelique, her mother. “I always knew I wanted to be a mom and I wanted a daughter, and that’s what God gave to me … When McCartney died, the most important relationship in my life changed. Grief became a three letter word: God.”As a child, Angelique had childlike faith … [Read more...]

WWUTT: Submit to the Governing Authorities?

The Apostle Paul said:Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you will receive his approval, for he is God’s servant for your good… … [Read more...]

Simply Joyful Podcast: Tips for a Better Morning with Pam Barnhill

This is an exciting episode for me. I have no idea how I missed the whole podcasting revolution when it was starting. Somehow I did. Yet, when my friend was talking about all the encouragement she received from listening to Pam Barnhill's podcast, my eyes were officially opened to the world of podcasting. I'm so thrilled to have Pam on the show today. I'm a big believer in gleaning from others and tweaking what they do to work in your own family. Well, that is not only the advice that Pam is … [Read more...]

WWUTT: The Bible Says to be Thankful for the President?

1 Timothy 2 begins: First of all then I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. (1 Timothy 2:1-2) Hang-on now! prayers and thanksgiving for kings and all who are in high positions?? So, Presidents, Prime Ministers, Dictators, Governors, Chiefs of State, Cabinet Members, Congress…we’re supposed to pray for them and thank God … [Read more...]

Story Team Weekly: Give Us a Miracle, Please

Dear God, give us a MIRACLE, please. This is my prayer. This is what I beg of You.Lindsey Paschal opened her new journal and wrote those honest words just days before her husband, Dan, received his biopsy results. His doctor was certain he had adenoid cystic carcinoma—a rare, aggressive form of cancer behind his right eye that could have a life expectancy of 5-15 years.When Dan’s eye first started hurting in the summer of 2015, the Paschals had no idea how serious it was. Lindsey cared fo … [Read more...]