Posts about Prayer

How Strong Are You? How Strong Are YOU?

Posted by Laurie Sheffield on January 19, 2017 in Faith, Happiness, Prayer

Conversations in the Shower… I’m going to let you in on a little secret of mine…I rarely shower alone! Often when my kids were young it seemed as soon as I’d get in, one by one someone needed something. Instead of trying to stave them off for another five or 10 minutes, we’d just finish […]

Dangers of Distraction Dangers of Distraction

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 12, 2017 in Faith, Prayer

Today we kick off a new series called “happiness quest.” We’ll be looking at Matt 5 which is a prescription for reaching biblical happiness. To start us off, our guest blogger, Elisha Joyce, discusses something that often plays against our happiness: a distracted heart. But, as she shares with us today, when we offer up our distraction […]

A Different Kind of Christmas A Different Kind of Christmas

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 23, 2016 in Faith, Family, Prayer

Written by Guest Blogger, Kari Patterson What one word would describe your usual Christmas season? Busy? Hectic? Fun? Stressful? Sad? Debt-accruing? I love Christmas.   And, to be fair, we don’t usually have an overly full schedule, so I don’t feel super busy or hectic. I don’t stress a lot about things being perfect, and […]

This Christmas let us magnify Christ Blue Christmas

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 15, 2016 in Faith, Prayer

Written by Guest Blogger, Kay Harms Can we all agree that most years Christmas truly is “the most wonderful time of the year?” But for some people, this Christmas could prove to be one of the most trying times of the year. If you’ve lost a loved one, the empty space just deepens during Christmas. […]

Replace bitterness with gratitude Replacing Bitterness with Gratitude

Posted by Joy Roberts on November 23, 2016 in Faith, Prayer

I was standing with thousands of people last weekend in a packed stadium singing the national anthem and the tears just came.  I stood united with thousands of people.  People of every color and race.  People who voted this way or that.  People who were rooting for the Seattle Seahawks and the Philadelphia Eagles. Despite […]