Tag Archives: speakers

Choose My Husband Before God? | Dawna Hetzler

My mouth hung open as I listened to what he said to me. “Choose your husband before God.” The famous Lee Strobel, who has written some of my favorite books, was on The Good News radio show. Recently, his classic book, The Case For Christ, became a movie. During our interview, Lee discussed that he […]

10 Tips to Help Your Speaker Do Her Job | Kathy Howard

Your speaker longs to be effective. She desires for God to use her in the lives of your women. You can help her help them. Use these tips to help your speaker minister as effectively as possible to your women.

Suicidal Thoughts | Jody Burkeen

Answer me quickly, O Lord, my spirit fails; Do not hide Your face from me, Or I will become like those who go down to the pit. Let me hear Your loving kindness in the morning; For I trust in You; Teach me the way in which I should walk; For to You I lift […]

Life on My Terms | Evelyn Johnson-Taylor

Wanting to live life on your own terms is not a good idea, and things usually never end well. Many times, people think they know what is best, but often they are wrong.  God is the only one who can see around the corners of your life. Your best laid plans will crumble when you […]

Be Amazed — God is in Control | Ginny Brandt

Look among the nations and watch – be utterly astounded! For I will work a work in your days which you would not believe, though it were told you. Habakkuk 1:5  NKJV After the Communist Walls fell in Romania, my father, Harry Dent, was among the first to offer help. He immediately bonded with the underground church […]

A Dance and A Prayer | Janet Lynn Mitchell

“You look fantastic!” I said to Jason, my seventeen-year-old son. Looking into his baby-blue eyes, I wanted to never forget this moment. “Mom, I’ve got to get going.” With a smile, I placed my arms around him and kissed him on the cheek. I then smoothed out his tuxedo jacket and straightened his tie. “Have […]

Sometimes the Best Lessons are Learned at Panera | Donna Jones

I feel my mood shift. Just a few moments ago all was well with my soul. But now…somehow life seems heavier. More negative. Nothing earth shattering has taken place in the last half hour. In fact, I’m sitting at Panera trying to grab a quick bite while I work. But it’s hard.

Are you suffering from “secondhand worry?” | Barb Roose

My friend, Leah was overwhelmed, except the worries weren’t her own. She was overwhelmed with worries about her adult children. One was experiencing a second, unplanned pregnancy and another had neglected some serious legal issues and was looking at jail time.

More than the Packing List | Shannon Upton

As an organizer, I do love to pack for trips. It’s such an exciting, anticipatory time!  Before each family vacation or trip, I try to: Write a good packing list.  Pray for God’s favor on the trip.  Surrender the outcome into God’s hands.

Miracles in Action | Angela Alexander

The priest hands were visually shaking as he held paperwork from the Red Cross. “Angela your family has been in a car accident…” From the looks on their faces I knew this was no April’s Fool’s Joke.

It’s Going To Be Okay | Melissa Maimone

It’s going to be okay. You probably know this in some ethereal, existential way. “Melissa, this is not a deep revelation.” you say. Maybe not. But most of the time, I don’t think we need a lot of new information; we simply need to be reminded of what we already know. Sometimes we forget the […]

5 Essentials for Personal Renewal | Poppy Smith

“I have come that they may have life And that they may have it more abundantly” John 10:10. (NKJV) What have you found essential for physical renewal? Juicing kale, spinach and other veggies?  Not Me! I find black coffee with a dash of cream gets me going. What I do find essential, however, is making time for […]

One’s Daily Impact | Ron Righter

Over the years I have used the following six line gem to begin my message for a certain event. “God gave us two ends to use … One to think with … the other to sit with. Success depends on which one you choose. Heads you’ll win, tails you’ll lose …” (Unknown) 

Clearing Out Jealousy | Shannon Upton

Clear out your spiritual clutter as you organize your home! ​ Christian speaker, blogger, and author Shannon Upton is back to help you build your house with Jesus as the perfect cornerstone. Through her conversational style, fun anecdotes, and step-by-step guides, you’ll learn how to establish the perfect amount of structure for you and your […]

Treasure Beyond This World | Davy Liu

When I was working on The Lion King, I began to think about the possibility of the King of all kings being known all over the earth through animated stories. However, I enjoyed my success as an artist and, like all filmmakers, dreamt of achieving an Oscar. God used a distasteful bag of cookies I […]