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When the Storms Come

By Maria Sarver, Ghana Team, Ghana, South Africa I sure do like a rain shower, don’t you? I love the cool breeze that comes after a rain—especially here in Ghana, West Africa. But storms—now, that’s a different story. Storms can do lots of damage. A few years back, our church auditorium was a tent. One Monday night [...]

By | 2017-03-28T23:03:20+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Faith, Hurts, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

Dancing in the Rain

Staying Encouraged During Times of Discouragement by Sarah Inman, Team Member of Team Thailand FIVE MONTHS AND STILL NO RAIN. Drought had come for the third year in a row. Villages brought water in by truck. The wells and water tanks were drying up rapidly. Temperatures rose to 113°, and humidity made it seem even hotter. When drought [...]

By | 2017-03-28T14:24:50+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Faith, Joy, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|2 Comments

Making His Way My Way

Many years ago I spoke on the subject of “Making His Way My Way.” I spoke about having to change my ways because my husband is so different from me. Early in our marriage, I realized that I had to change or there would be war in the home. I had to learn to buy [...]

By | 2017-03-08T15:57:53+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Marriage, Relationships, Victorious Christian Living|0 Comments

My Hard Times

by Rachel Wolfe, Crown Point, Indiana “God’s been good…in my life.  I feel blessed beyond my wildest dreams when I go to sleep each night.  And though I’ve had my share of hard times…” What’s the next phrase in this song? “…I wouldn’t change them if I could.” As I was listening to this [...]

By | 2017-03-07T21:42:57+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Faith, Hurts, Joy, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

“Will You Be Mine?” Love, Jesus

Happy Heart Day! Today is the day to celebrate LOVE. For some people, this is a day that they look forward to and plan for all year. A day to celebrate the romantic love of their boyfriend, fiancé, or spouse. To you I say, “Happy Valentines Day!” For others, this is a day you [...]

By | 2017-02-14T16:20:52+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Hurts, Joy, Victorious Christian Living|2 Comments

Resolved to Do Less This Year Part III

Nothing hurts worse than being criticized. Okay, there's one thing that hurts worse--being criticized behind your back and then being told what someone said about you to someone else. Yup. That's the worst. I remember it still like yesterday. Bless her heart, she thought "I should know" what was said about me, so a [...]

By | 2017-01-31T15:42:09+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Faith, Joy, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

Resolved to Do Less This Year (In My Own Power)

  Ephesians 6:10, “Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.” Who are you known to be? What would others say about you when they describe you? What strengths are usually attributed to you? Are you: The sweet spirit The hard worker The compassionate one The faithful [...]

By | 2017-01-24T16:28:06+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Faith, Joy, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

Resolved to Do Less This Year

Resolved to Do LESS This Year I knew as the days and hours and minutes ticked by, the end of the year was quickly approaching, and, to be honest, something in the back of my mind dreaded it. Dreaded what? The New Year. Why? I wasn’t exactly sure why at first; but I realized [...]

By | 2017-01-19T14:46:07+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Faith, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

There’s Just Not Enough Time!

By Tammy Goddard WE READ IN PROVERBS 31 of a woman who every mother dreams will someday marry her son and rear her grandchildren. This girl is never idle but spends her energy and time looking after the needs of her home and family. She keeps their clothes clean and repaired. She plans and [...]

By | 2016-12-01T16:02:31+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Joy, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

Which King’s Wife Are You Today?

Jude verse 18b, "...who should walk after their own ungodly lusts." Have you ever been teaching or training, and, all of the sudden, the words you are speaking about the Bible become terribly convicting to YOU? That happens to me...a lot. Last Sunday I was teaching a lesson to my 8th grade girls in Sunday [...]

By | 2016-11-01T18:12:33+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Joy, Marriage, Motherhood, Victorious Christian Living|2 Comments