"The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance." Psalm 16:6 (NIV) On Wednesday, February 5, 2014, I gave a TEDx Talk at Oaks Christian School in CA. I shared how earthly boundaries make us overwhelmed, but God's boundaries make us overcomers! You can watch my talk below: [...]
Many of you reading this blog are part of the Proverbs 31 Made to Crave Online Bible Study. If you are not, let briefly explain that Proverbs 31 Ministries offers incredible online Bible studies that bring real hope to real life. Years ago, P31 president, Lysa TerKeurst and I became friends. She allowed me to [...]
One of my New Year's resolutions was to memorize a new passage of scripture each month. I have learned the power of scripture in so many areas of my life. I don't think it is a coincidence that both Hebrews 4:12 and Ephesians 11:17 refer to the word of God as a sword. As a [...]
Mandisa's new blog "At the End of My Rope" is an encouragement to anyone facing a difficult time. Check it out under the "Blog" tab above.
One of my New Year's Resolutions was to memorize a new passage of scripture each month. For August I chose Romans 7:15-25 in the Message translation. Well, that's not entirely accurate. Apparently I bit off a little more than I could chew with this passage! The truer statement would be, for August AND July AND [...]
I believe that one of the best weapons we, as believers in Christ have in any battle, are God’s words. Like Hebrews 4:12 says, “the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword…” (NIV). I have found that to be absolutely true! In times of my deepest temptations I have learned [...]
In August my band and I accepted an invitation to sing at the Union County Fair in South Carolina. At that time, the information I received was that this was the fifth year for "Church night at the fair" and that it had been a great success previously. The promoter informed us that thousands had [...]