The best Saturday of my Life This day, May 21, 1988, at 2 PM in the afternoon marked the fulfillment of many years of dreaming and months of planning for yours truly and groom. After a week of South Florida spring rains and my incessant begging of God for a sunny wedding day, my perfect … Continue reading Saturday Share with Lisa
Welcome to Saturday Share! The purpose of this weekly feature is to provide a space for regular people to share their real-life encounters with Jesus. It’s about living in the middle – on the way to the finish line. Our race isn't finished as long as there's still breath in our lungs. I believe we … Continue reading Saturday Share with Ruth Snell
Truth. Outside of my immediate family, I've never been so challenged to speak the truth in love, keep short accounts, and forgive with extravagance. Leading multi-faceted people in one unified direction is not for the faint of heart. Honestly, I was humbled by my consistent need to ask forgiveness for myself. My knees and my heart were raw in a good tenderized kind of way by the end of my term.
Perhaps making your bed in the morning is beyond your capacity as you prepare for the day. Or you just never developed this habit. Either way, I want us to walk together as we unpack the need for making sacred space.
When I saw the train I slammed on my brakes, but they locked up and that’s when a full-fledged panic plunged deep into my heart. I knew then what was ahead of us. I was certain I was about to meet my Maker and take my children with me. My husband was about to lose his entire family with one single blow.
Welcome to Saturday Share! The purpose of this weekly feature is to provide a space for regular people to share their real-life encounters with Jesus. It’s about living in the middle – on the way to the finish line. If we still have breath to tell our stories then our race isn't finished. I believe … Continue reading Saturday Share with Anna Smit
Dreams came true, prayers were answered, miracles happened, and before I knew it, everything was different. Our family is united, it’s whole, we are a team. There’s a little smirk I get on my face when I talk about it as if I’m giving myself a pat on the back.
God desires to do a deep heart work in me. He gently pulls me toward Him and asks that I release all that is holding me back. God wants to create a healing space that allows me to find sanctuary in Him. My heart holds the key that God extends to me with all the love He has for me.
The journey away from a home church can be difficult. Feelings tangle with faith. Relationships are tested and stretched.
Let me suggest that in this particular moment of your life you may be wondering the same questions: Is God real? If so, is God good? If so, can God do a miracle in my life?