“Do we still have to Tithe or is that an Old Testament thing? Do we really have to go to church? Is one service a week good enough? Sunday School is a man-made thing so I can get away with not going, right? We’re not under the Law anymore, so what all can we use … More “The Heart of the Matter is the Matter of the Heart”
To tithe or not to tithe? That is the question many people have on their minds nowadays. Is “tithing” an Old Testament commandment that is now exempt because we are no longer under the law? Or perhaps for those who still believe in tithing, there are other questions that come to their minds. Do I … More To Tithe or Not to Tithe? That is the Question.
Over 40 million Americans suffer from some type of anxiety or depression every year. Dr. Marc Monte, Senior pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Avon, Indiana is convinced that most cases of anxiety or depression can be turned around by retraining how we think – by “capturing” our thoughts. This doesn’t mean that there are … More THOUGHTS –>EMOTIONS –>BEHAVIOR: LIVING A LIFE TRANSFORMED BY THE RENEWING OF OUR MINDS
To all of the women out there during the busyness of the Christmas Season: If you’re not careful, you’re going to miss it. Am I talking about the latest Hallmark movie? Or perhaps Christmas cards, gifts to others in need, meals that are photo-worthy, that adorable photo with Santa, ringing the Salvation Army bell, or … More Cumbered About, Missing the ONE THING this Christmas Season
To Whomever It May Concern at Children’s Place: After online shopping and store shopping off and on for the past month or so, I have to say that I’m super frustrated by even the liberal agenda of retail stores. In case you didn’t know, Children’s Place, we are all born to be very self-centered. We … More An Open Letter to Children’s Place: Please Stop Targeting My Little Girls with Your Liberal Ideology
Worrying. Whether we admit it or not, we ALL have had times where worry consumes us. It consumes our minds. It wastes our days. It robs us of sleep. It deteriorates our health. It interferes with our relationships. It paralyzes us with the fear of the unknown. It puts the focus on the situation and … More “What Are You CHEWING On?” – The Struggle with Worry
So many have lost everything they own and it is breaking my heart. And yet, I can’t help but think of the appointed day for all of us when we will each lose everything we own. Did we honor God with our lives, did we love others in His name, did we love our neighbor … More Why the Harvey Flood Victims Have an Edge on the Rest of Us
Jinger (age 2) came to me the other day with a huge onion in her hands. She handed it to me and announced, “I want apple”. I told her that this was an onion, not an apple, so she couldn’t have any. Oh the meltdown that ensued. She cried huge tears as she mourned over … More Asking for Onions instead of Apples
Let me begin by saying that this Top 10 List is coming from a lady who sat for almost 2 hours waiting for her second ClickList order. No joke. Who knows how much gas I wasted. I literally fell asleep while I waited. Then I waited some more, scrolled Facebook, tried to catch up on … More 10 REASONS YOU SHOULD USE “CLICKLIST” AT KROGER!!
Today was a big day for the McGee family and for our church, First Baptist. As many of you know, Josh and I have been in youth and music ministry for the past 10 ½ years together as a couple, but years longer on our own. As a teenager, I knew the Lord wanted me … More A Big Day for the McGee Family and FBC