7.27.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Seeking His Word

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I wish I could explain She Speaks. This conference is so extraordinary. The presence of the Holy Spirit is felt and it’s a wonderful time to worship with other women who share the love of Jesus and feel His calling to write, speak, and/or lead. Yesterday, I spent all afternoon in a workshop let by women I greatly respect. They … Continue reading 7.27.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Seeking His Word

7.25.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When Faith Wavers

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This morning, let’s talk about King Asa. He was a king who worshipped God wholeheartedly and encouraged all of Judah to as well. He had faith in the one and only living God. After a decade of peace, King Asa and the people of Judah were attacked by an Ethiopian army that was one million strong. When compared to their … Continue reading 7.25.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When Faith Wavers

7.5.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Fears

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So… the annual apocalypse is over. At least in my dog’s mind. My dog Beth spends every Fourth of July in sheer terror. It’s the worst holiday of the year at our house. We can’t leave her when she’s scared because we worry she’ll get destructive in her panic. We can’t have people over because we can’t entertain while dealing … Continue reading 7.5.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Fears

5.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Listening to God

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Reading the Bible is a key way we listen to God. The Word is alive and well. It may be ancient text but the words and lessons and truths are still very applicable to our lives. In Deuteronomy 8:3b NLT, Moses wrote, “…people do not live by bread alone; rather, we live by every word that comes from the mouth … Continue reading 5.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Listening to God

5.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruits of the Spirit — Self-Control

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This is Day Nine of our nine-day study of the Fruits of the Spirit. Galatians 5:22-23 says, “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!” Today, we’re looking at SELF-CONTROL. This is one of the most challenging fruits, isn’t … Continue reading 5.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Fruits of the Spirit — Self-Control

4.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Opinions, Beliefs, & Iced Tea

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• If you want to get some strong opinions, or you’re just itching for an argument, then ask a Southerner their opinion on iced tea. Except for me. I’m the only Southerner who doesn’t like it (and yes, I really am a native Southerner… I have a birth certificate to prove it). But for the rest of the Southern community—the topic … Continue reading 4.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Opinions, Beliefs, & Iced Tea

4.3.18 Praise Prompt: The Danger of the Undercurrent

PRAISE PROMPT ••• As Christians, we are instructed to live our lives in a way that reflects the love we have for our Lord and Savior. From a textbook understanding of that, it sounds easy. We live in humble gratitude and obedience to the One who gave His life for us, then rose from the dead, promising us eternal life if we believe in Him. … Continue reading 4.3.18 Praise Prompt: The Danger of the Undercurrent