A Back-to-School Prayer

My little ones start school next week, and I, like many parents, are filled with trepidation. My youngest starts Kindergarten, and I’m praying she can adjust to school and will be emotionally strong enough and wise enough to deal with students and teachers. I do my best to equip them to handle people and certain situations, but I’m always concerned if they’ll be able to stand firm in their beliefs … [Read more...]

When Deliverance Doesn’t Come When You Want

“Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me”—2 Corinthians 12:8-9 (NIV). We live in a time where people want instant gratification. Anything we can think of is at our fingertips. We … [Read more...]

(AUDIO) “Stay Connected” Sermon

My wonderful pastor allowed me the opportunity to preach for our noon day service today, and this is the message the Lord gave me. I was so grateful to God for confirming my message when I saw this video from Dr. Tony Evans earlier this morning. God is so kind. "Stay Connected" Jeremiah 20:7-9; Hebrews 4:12 from Lauren Jones on Vimeo. … [Read more...]