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Will God send you everything you pray for? That's what some preachers and teachers teach. Some like Joel Osteen. But, is this the best way to teach? Is this biblical? Is this the total Gospel message? Maybe not. Here's Why I Stopped Listening to Joel Osteen (and others like him). #joelosteen #properitygospel #wholegospel

Why I Stopped Listening to Joel Osteen (and others like him)

Maybe it was his Texas drawl. Or his huge smile. Possibly it was the affirming way that he spoke. Whatever the case, I was a fan of Joel Osteen –…

Some people like to paint, work in the garden, or exercise for fun. And, others love to run, or sew, or read, or watch Netflix. But, I love to visit inspirational blogs in my spare time. Here are 100 of the most inspirational Christian blogs of 2020 that I have found. Why not drop by and check out the list? #blogs #inspirationalblogs #blogs2020

100+ of the Most Inspirational Christian Blogs of 2020

Some people like to paint, work in the garden, or exercise for fun. And, others love to run, or sew, or read, or watch Netflix. Truly, I like all of those things,…

Prosperity and success are good things, right? But, can we take these goals too far? What does the Bible teach about Prosperity Gospel Theology? #gospel #prosperitygospel @joelosteen

What Does the Bible Teach about Prosperity Gospel Theology?

The Prosperity Gospel. Also known as the health and wealth gospel and the gospel of success. In the past, it’s also been called, “The Name it and Claim it Gospel.”…

What can you say to the man in your life that will inspire him, encourage him, and lift him up? Here are 5 Important Things Ever Man Wants to Hear. #everyman #marriage #encouragement #relationships #man #men

5 Important Things Every Man Wants to Hear

It was one of the most unusual moments I can remember in our entire marriage. My husband and I were driving home from a trip and spending a lot of…

I’m writing to let you know that we’ve missed YOU in our church community! We really have! And, I invite you to church (or back to church)! Won't you consider coming to church or coming again to church? Find out more about why it matters. #church #backtochurch #attendchurch

I invite you to church (or back to church)

Hey, Friend, I’m writing to invite you to church (or back to church). Maybe you’ve never been to church before or maybe you’ve just been away for a bit. Either…

Raising daughters in this day and age is a challenge! Here is an article packed with tips, advice, & 5 important things our girls like to hear. #girl #daughter #raisinggirls #raisingdaughters

5 Important Things Our Girls Like to Hear

The tears were free-flowing, streaming down her cheeks.   Her heart had been broken by the cruelty of a thoughtless person. She was hurting. I was hurting. The situation was painful.…

Church hurt is real. And, likely you have been hurt by the church, or someone in it. So here is an apology letter for healing your church hurt today. #churchhurt #church #findfreedom #letitgo

An Apology Letter for Healing Your Church Hurt Today

It seems like it was just yesterday. My younger brother was in trouble. Regularly, it seemed, he was getting a spanking or having to atone for something he had done…

Where are the friends who used to pass us in the halls & sit near us in the pew? After much research, I think I've figured out why people leave church. #leavechurch #church

I Think I’ve Figured Out Why People Leave Church

For the last two years, I’ve been praying over, thinking over, discussing and researching the answers to this poignant question: Why are people leaving our churches (and not going anywhere else)?…

Temptations abound. All of us face opportunities to be unfaithful. But there are ways to overcome. Learn how to stop an affair before it ever begins. #affair #avoidaffair #marriage #relationships #cheating

How to Stop an Affair (Before it Ever Begins)

I’ve talked to many people who’ve blown it by having an extra-marital affair. They come from all walks of life. Men. Women. Young.  Old. Pastors. Pastor’s wives. Regular folks. How…

Although they may not show it, boys need to hear positive words as much (or maybe more than) girls. Here are 5 Powerful Phrases Every Boy Wants to Hear. #boys #raisingboys #raisingsons #encouragingboys

5 Powerful Phrases Every Boy Wants to Hear

Boys. They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are loud and messy; others and neat and deep-thinking. My boy stands well over six feet tall and eats us out…

Often, I want to know what God is doing, don't you? There are times when we don't understand God & what He up to in our lives. What is He up to? Why is He allowing these things to happen? That’s what we are talking about in this post. Find hope in today's article when you drop by for a visit. #hope #whereisGod #whatisGoddoing #encoruagement

I want to know what God is doing! (Don’t you?)

My grandmother was an amazing seamstress. Anything with a needle and thread, she could whip into a masterpiece. She did counted-cross stitch, and she crocheted. Every piece she created was…

Are you a woman looking for a great book to read this summer? Here is a fabulous list of inspiration books for women of all ages. You'll also find great reviews and links to other wonderful sites in this post. Why not drop by for a visit today?

15 Books I’d Like to Read This Summer!

Summer! It’s just a few days away – literally. The weather is warming up. Children are getting bouncier and more hyped-up!   15 Books I’d Like to Read This Summer!…