Sold out for Christ

Sold Out for Christ

Sold Out For Christ

Whenever I need inspiration and motivation as to how to practically live a life that is sold out for Christ, I often find myself visiting the book of Daniel in the Bible. I guess one reason that this book has come to serve that purpose for me over the years is because I truly believe that fewer books of any sort portray a life of spiritual commitment, conviction, and balance better than that of the book of Daniel.

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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds

My husband left in 2006. We’d been married thirteen years. He moved to another state and started a new family. I had $120, two kids, two months of outstanding mortgage payments, and an empty refrigerator. Back then I didn't have family or friends nearby.

My doctor said, "You're beyond clinical depression." I was tormented with the idea of suicide. I thought, "My children would be so much better off if I wasn't here, because how can I be a good parent?"

But actually, my children helped me the most. 

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Don't Worry, Be Happy

Don't Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Psalms 30:5 states, "For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime! Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning."

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God Provides

God Provides - Leadership Insight

God Provides

On November 13, 2016, during the Daring Faith Campaign, I had the opportunity to give a message in Pastor’s absence.

The title of the sermon was “Daring to Obey the Voice of God”.

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You [Really] Can't Beat God Giving... Even If You Try!

Can't Beat God Giving - Melody Bogan

You [Really] Can’t Beat God’s Giving…No Matter How Hard You Try!

I have major trust issues, especially when it comes to money. In balancing financial responsibilities for my family, there lay the insurmountable mountain peaks of medical bills and student loan payments. Yet how could I walk authentically in my calling as a preacher of the Gospel, if I could not honor Him with the first of my ‘fruits’?

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