Month: May 2016

I Choose Joy (by Kimberly Fulgham)

By Rene' Collins / May 6, 2016

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” (Romans 15:13) May I just be transparent with you for a minute?  The topic of joy has been rather difficult for me…

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People Need Love

By Libby Williams / May 6, 2016

“So now faith, hope and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 I heard a quote made by a man named Dr. Jack Hudson.  Now in heaven; He was the founder and former pastor of Northside Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC.  He said,…

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B.A.G. Woman – Living ALIVE – Part 1

By Lisa Rippy / May 4, 2016

Hi ladies! Oh my gracious alive…have I ever missed YOU! Since I got home from Mississippi on February 1, mine and Rip’s life has been one constant whirlwind! But you know what the Word of God teaches about “wind”, right? The Scriptural references to wind show many illustrative and figurative…

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Pure Joy (by Kimberly Fulgham)

By Rene' Collins / May 4, 2016

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance” (James 1:2-3) Really James!?! You want me to consider it pure joy in my trials!?!  This scripture is so often hard for me to get through…

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Recipe for Ambrosia

By Lisa Rippy / May 3, 2016

Spring is one of my favorite seasons of the year for such bright & colorful reasons! To sit back and watch all the flowers, trees and shrubs begin to show off all new lusters of rich greens, vibrant yellows, “come near shocking” pinks and radiant reds?! It’s so awesome! Because…

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Recipe for Stuffed Bell Peppers … and a habit of our household!

By Lisa Rippy / May 3, 2016

One recipe that has always been one of my favorites is stuffed bell peppers. When I was a little girl, and it was time to stop playing kickball in the backyard and come in for supper, I remember always getting excited because my mother was (is) one amazing cook! She…

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The Time is Near

By Libby Williams / May 3, 2016

Then he said to me, “These words are faithful and true.”  And the Lord God of the holy prophets sent His angel to show His servants the things which must shortly take place.”  Behold I am coming quickly!  Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this…

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Prayer … and a little lemon water!

By Lisa Rippy / May 2, 2016

This morning as I sat outside, sipping on lemon water and planning out my day’s “To-Do’s”, I opened up my planning binder to a blank page…as I always do. A blank page waiting for a new day, a day rich in new mercies and compassions of God, reminds me of…

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Joy Is For Today (by Kimberly Fulgham)

By Rene' Collins / May 2, 2016

“Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10) Joy, pure joy, comes from having an intimate connection with God.  We always want to connect joy with an emotion.  Why is that?  I think that our society does a terrible job relaying messages to us…

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