Tag: Jesus

Aggressive Expectation: Preparing for 2017

Photo courtesy: J&H Creative I don’t know about you, but I am a list-maker. I have always been ever since I learned to write, I think. There is just something about writing down your thoughts that helps relieve tension in ways that I simply cannot fully explain. Obviously, says the writer. The list-making goes hand-in-hand […]

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Casting Down Lies

A few months ago, my eyes were opened to the stark reality that I was struggling with an area of my past. I found myself getting easily offended and constantly upset from discussions with my husband to people that I didn’t even know on Facebook. I would make great assumptions and I began to believe […]

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Ian Yates’ AWAKEN TO LOVE- A Review

As a writer, I often receive emails from my readers from all over the world who take the time to let me know that something I wrote encouraged them or inspired them in whatever they were facing at the time. Those emails always encourage and inspire me! Last month, I got another email from a […]

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Grace That Transforms

I have felt stirred to document what the Lord has been doing in my heart lately, but I have had trouble finding the right words. He’s drawing me to Himself in a way that I haven’t experienced in quite awhile. In areas in my life where I have seen a lot of barrenness, I am starting […]

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The Treasures of Being In Christ

Last night, it was my turn to lead a Bible study here in St. Louis at a women’s home that is affiliated with the ministry, Teen Challenge. The home offers a free Christ-centered program for women, regardless of age, to experience inner healing and restoration from addictions and bondage of all kinds. It truly has been […]

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Spiritual Unity: Studying the Bible with Your Spouse

I have been a Christian for almost fifteen years and my husband has been a Christian for over twenty years. In December, we will have been married for seven years. Throughout the many years of wedded bliss, I have always longed for the days when Paul and I would enjoy deep times of Bible study […]

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God Can Use Empty Cups: Part 2

Click to read: “God can use empty cups: Part 1” I found out very quickly last Saturday that you can indeed pour yourself out even when you don’t feel like you have much to give. God took full advantage of the fact that I was asked to sing “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again” from Phantom […]

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Empowering Grace

“Hi, my name is Emily, and I am a recovering perfectionist.” It took me many years to finally admit that. If there was a goal or task to accomplish, I would throw all of myself into successfully completing it. I still have great work ethic, but the problem was the fact that I was too concerned […]

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The Blood Speaks

As we approach Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, I wanted to focus on something God revealed to me about the Blood of Jesus out of the book of Hebrews, one of my favorite books of the Bible. “But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, […]

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Created for Greatness

One of the hardest things about living in this world as a Christian is not letting your mind conform to the earthly/carnal/temporal surroundings. The longer you are separated from Kingdom ways, which can be found in the Word of God, the easier it is to begin to think and act like the rest of the […]

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