Tag Archives: Spiritual Growth

Refocus Your Thinking

Colossians 3:2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. When you are in the midst of challenges it’s tough to stay focused on spiritual things or to remember God’s promises for you. It seems that … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Feast of My Purpose

As I sit down tonight I feel slightly overwhelmed by all of the things that I feel like God is saying to me right now but I trust Him. I trust that when David talked about the steps of a … Continue reading

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Living Today Like It’s My Last

So teach us to number our days that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12 Every year people create New Year’s resolutions that are supposed to be a guide to how they would like their year to unfold. … Continue reading

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Victory is Possible!

Today our church had some guests from an organization called Defy Ventures. They are an awesome organization that helps convicted felons get back on their feet through discipleship and business mentorship. They teach them how to use their skills for … Continue reading

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Young Hip Hop Christian Not the Church Lady

When most young people think of Christianity, they think boring church people who never have fun. Rahkal Shelton used to think the same thing before she decided to go all in for Christ. Her relationship with Christ prior to her … Continue reading

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Honor Your Feelings Instead of Stuffing Them

I have been a chronic “stuffer” for most of my life. My definition of being a stuffer is a person who ignores their feelings, concerns, and challenges and stuffs food, work, and other activities in its place than deal with … Continue reading

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Help! I Don’t Want to Be Judgmental

Browsing through my friends’ FB pages I found myself making statements about certain things and questioning others. I was ashamed of my behavior and literally told myself to stop being so judgmental. I thought that I had beat this thing … Continue reading

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Study the Bible for Yourself

2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. From the age when I really started to pay attention in church I can remember my pastor … Continue reading

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Get Up and Live (Renamed)

I confess it’s been a while since I have written consistently. I have not been true to myself and lost focus of my purpose. I started out as a blogger who just wanted to share my general ramblings about life … Continue reading

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What are you sacrificing in your desperation?

Genesis 25:29-33 Now Jacob cooked a stew; and Esau came in from the field, and he was weary. And Esau said to Jacob, “Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am weary.” Therefore his name was called Edom. But Jacob said, “Sell me your birthright … Continue reading

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