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“Amazing Grace” – History of the Hymns

John Newton – 1779 For many of us, a mother’s influence is one that tends to linger, and that was no different for John Newton.  Although John’s mother died when he was only 7 years old, his memories of her were clear.  He would… Continue Reading ““Amazing Grace” – History of the Hymns”

7 Ways to Cherish Others

Recently, I realized how little I cherish in the life the Lord has so graciously given to me. As a wife, mother, and pastor’s wife, I should cherish the things I hold dear and hopefully help other ladies to do the same! Here are… Continue Reading “7 Ways to Cherish Others”

7 Areas Your Pastor Needs Prayer

The average Christian thinks the pastor works 2 days a week.  The Pastor shows up to preach on Sunday and then shows up to bring a midweek Bible study and that’s it!  That is absolutely not the case.  I have heard it said that… Continue Reading “7 Areas Your Pastor Needs Prayer”

The Good Side of COVID-19

The Coronavirus seems to have changed the whole world over the past few months.  Every day, we are receiving new numbers of those infected by the virus, as well as how many lives it has taken in the process.  We are seeing entire states… Continue Reading “The Good Side of COVID-19”

Be Filled with the Spirit!

“And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;” – Ephesians 5:18 If I were to ask you, “Do you try to obey that command, ‘Be not drunk with wine’?”, you would most likely answer, ” Of course,… Continue Reading “Be Filled with the Spirit!”

Spring Cleaning for the Heart

With spring on the horizon, this is when we start deep cleaning the house, decluttering the closets, and organizing the shelves/cabinets.  This is the opportune time to clear out all of the junk and clutter we have accumulated over the past year.  After several… Continue Reading “Spring Cleaning for the Heart”

Why Tears?

“Jesus wept.” – John 11:35 It is the shortest verse in all the Word of God. Nine letters and two words. Yet what power they portray! So, what is it that caused the Son of God to shed tears? Was it that His friend… Continue Reading “Why Tears?”

How to Handle the Coronavirus

It’s easy to see that the world is currently running on fear.  People are losing their jobs, businesses are failing, and everyone is being told to keep to themselves and practice social distancing.  The effects of this fear can be seen in abandoned school… Continue Reading “How to Handle the Coronavirus”

How to Encourage Yourself

Have you ever faced a time when it seemed like even your closest friends were being hurtful in the things they were saying about you? Have you ever felt like you were all alone? Have you ever felt like you just couldn’t go on?… Continue Reading “How to Encourage Yourself”

Benefits of Salvation

For most people, salvation is seen as the end goal in their spiritual lives, but in fact, it’s the beginning!  The day that we get saved, our spiritual life begins.  From that day forward, we should strive to grow closer to God in everything… Continue Reading “Benefits of Salvation”