The Importance of Good Christian Music – Guest Post

The Importance of Good Christian Music

*Guest post by Glenda Thompson, musician, Hope Baptist Church, Joplin Joplin, MO. [Note about our guest author: Glenda has played piano for many churches in and around the country;  she started at a very young age;  her music seems to flow from her fingers and her heart.] Having been raised in a… Continue reading »

How to Adjust the Spiritual Climate of Your Home

(*Updated:  Originally posted on March 18, 2015) Do you ever have those days when you feel like locking yourself in the bathroom?  I sure have felt like it. Okay, I’ve actually even done it!  Yes, I’ve locked myself in the bathroom! 😉 There are simply going to be days where… Continue reading »

What to Do When Others Let You Down

Are you disappointed in someone who let you down?  Perhaps you’re angry or frustrated with someone who did you wrong. The reason why we get disappointed is because we had “better” expectations from someone who would possibly fail us. We put our confidence in someone who has flaws.  Of course,… Continue reading »

FREE Printable LOVE Valentines Coloring Pages

*Pin this here: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/138204282295549339/ Happy February!  Can you believe the new year has just begun and we’re already facing February?  I’ve been staying busy selling tickets to our church’s Valentine’s Banquet (after our church services).  The theme is LETTERS OF LOVE… doesn’t that sound so romantic? How about YOU and… Continue reading »

8 Goal Setting Obstacles and How to Maneuver Around Them

The top two biggest goal setting obstacles is fear and lack of belief in yourself.  Fear of failure affects us so much at times that we may avoid any initiative in setting goals. Perhaps if you’re aware of some of the most common goal setting obstacles you can work toward… Continue reading »

Forget the New Years Resolutions… Do this instead (and Grab Your Freebie Download)

Resolutions have never worked for me, and don’t seem to work for most people because by February, most of them are forgotten. A  resolution is “a firm decision to do or not to do something.”  Unfortunately resolutions easily crumble beneath our failing willpower.  Making a resolution to eat no more… Continue reading »

Even When My Faith is Small

To be honest, there are times when it’s hard to keep your faith steady.  Our human nature kicks in because we don’t like to be presented with trials and uncertain circumstances. The bigger the problem seems to be, my faith tends to get a bit shakier.  What we need to… Continue reading »

What Influences You the Most?

The things we set most often before us will have the most influence on us… Yesterday, I was reading a series of 21 shocking cases of children who were cruelly left alone without human interaction — and more or less raised by animals. The results were horrifying and definitely heart-breaking…. Continue reading »