The Wonder of Christmas

Guest Post by Tecia Janes Tecia Farmer Janes is an author, speaker, and teacher who desires to help women find joy in building their faith. She is passionate about connecting our lives with the people of the Bible and teaching others how to pursue a personal and contagious faith. She is an incredible wife and mom … [Read more…]

Memories That Last A Lifetime

Guest Post by Jennifer Woodham (Daughter of Joyce Bush – Hiding God’s Word In Our Hearts) “Love my babies, my husband, my friends, my family, and Jesus.” Christmas TIP:  Be determined to create memories that last a lifetime and impact the next generation. My two older brothers and I had a magical childhood filled with … [Read more…]

Hiding His Word In Our Hearts

Guest post by Joyce Bush “Early in my life, God put in my heart the deep desire to be a wife and mother, as well as the desire to serve Him in a specific way. While in college at Samford University, God led me to a young preacher boy (my specific way to serve!). We … [Read more…]

Connecting Kids to CHRISTmas

Welcome to my first Christmas Series:  Connecting Kids to CHRISTmas! I want a pure heart for me and my kids this Christmas, don’t you? What can I do to connect my kids to Christ right now? I asked my friends how they purposefully and practically keep their hearts focused on Jesus Christ at Christmas, and … [Read more…]

Tangled But Trusting

“Oww, Mom! You are hurting my head!” With each brush of her hair, Kylie’s tears flowed. Detangler and gentle brushes were not enough to undo this mess of an updo. “You are mean.” Ok, that one stung a little bit.  Kylie doesn’t know how careful I am trying to be, and why is her hurt … [Read more…]

A Chance To Climb

I struggled to write this week. After sharing my heart and hurts in the month of October with The Performance Trap, a new question troubled me. Now what? I held on to my memories and stories of healing for so long, it feels nice to take a break from an upward climb, grab some lunch, and … [Read more…]

A Rock With A Point

Walking through a cave 1120 feet below ground yesterday heightened my senses. My mind wanted to make sense of how it formed and how old it was. Was the man who initially drilled the elevator in hopes of accessing the cave just pure lucky? If the elevator shaft was drilled six feet from its present … [Read more…]

Blurry But Not Blind

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. Philippians 1:6 One step forward and two steps back. You let a smile widen on your face only to be washed away by tears the next day. Our culture, determination, … [Read more…]

Take God at His Word

  Once more he visited Cana in Galilee, where he had turned the water into wine. And there was a certain royal official whose son lay sick at Capernaum. When this man heard that Jesus had arrived in Galilee from Judea, he went to him and begged him to come and heal his son, who … [Read more…]

Get Serious and Stand

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 “Enchanted” was Kylie’s treat of choice one summer afternoon as we cuddled on the sofa. The battle of good versus evil took a back seat to the pretty costumes and fun songs until the movie took a … [Read more…]