Where are you spiritually?

Have you been confused about when the Old Testament saints would rise? The whole end times timeline has confused me, until today. Pastor Stephen Davey paused in our study of Revelation to answer some questions he had received from the congregation. I’ll try to explain the timeline answer here: We are currently in the church […]

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Food Tip Friday – Meat Preparation

How much time do you spend grocery shopping and thinking about meals and preparing meals? I assume a lot of time goes into food in your household. Why should you keep your kitchen stocked? If you can afford it, buying in bulk or stocking up when items are on deep discount will save you much […]

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Interview with Rachel Hauck

Rachel Hauck was born to write. She says that on her website and I have to agree!  She is a bestselling author and award winning of Sweet Caroline and Love Starts With Elle, and numerous other fiction titles. She is a therapist at My Book Therapy and lives in Florida. Her most recent title is […]

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Cookie Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake – YUM! I use the recipe on the back of Nestle Chocolate Chips when I make from scratch. But lately I’ve been using the Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip cookie mix in a bag. So your tips today are based on the Betty Crocker mix in a bag. BIG cookie cake – […]

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Keep believing because He is trustworthy

A few years ago I heard a powerful sermon. The man who delivered the sermon was special to many people. Pastor Paul Jackson was head of Adult Ministries at Colonial Baptist Church at the time he gave this message. He has gone home to the Lord since then. His legacy lives on at Shepherds Theological […]

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Encouraging Words

It’s February. You’ve had a month to implement your New Year’s Resolutions. Was one of them to read the Bible in a year? If you are lagging behind, don’t give up! Find 2/19 on your Bible reading plan and simply start there. Give yourself a one time break. And NOW . . . try to […]

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Book Review – Sweet Caroline by Rachel Hauck

Sweet Caroline by Rachel Hauck won the 2009 ACFW Book of the Year award. Back cover copy : When a Southern waitress inherits the Lowcountry cafe where she works, she suddenly has to balance more than just her next food order. Caroline Sweeney has always done the right thing–the responsible, dependable thing–unlike her mother who […]

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Encouragement

I’m finished with the Book of Genesis and I feel encouraged. Why? Because what happened in Genesis happens today! One of the reasons the book of Genesis may have been written is to give us encouragement? You may remember that God promised that Abraham would become a great and powerful nation(Gen 18:18,19)? Yet when Abraham […]

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Plain Pursuit by Beth Wiseman – Book Review

Back-cover copy : Carley Marek experiences culture shock when she visits her friend Lillian’s family on their farm deep in Amish country. She’ll get an article out of the visit–and maybe some of Lillian’s newfound peace will somehow rub off on her. Just when Carley is getting used to the quiet nature of the Plain […]

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Poppy Chicken

My parents are excellent cooks. This recipe comes from my dad (Poppy). 4 chicken breasts, lightly pounded to 1/4 inch thick flour to dredge salt and pepper 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 shallots, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic chopped fine or minced 2 cups white wine (Chablis – chicken broth can be substituted for this) […]

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