Category Archives: Hope & Faith

What Are These Stones For?

“Let this be recorded for future generations, so that a people not yet born will praise the Lord” (Psalm 102:18, NLT). A Personal Testimony by Sharon Bushey — “Jesus is enough for me.” My sister-in-law Kathie and I watched the … Continue reading

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Reasons for Waiting—A Time of Testing

“Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth” (Psalm 46:10). The following is part two and three of “Waiting on the LORD”…6/3/2021 My prayers seem to go unanswered. Do … Continue reading

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Waiting on the LORD

“Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart, wait for the Lord” (Psalm 27:14). Part One of Three Part 1: A brief look at three women and one man who experienced great loss and the raw emotions they displayed during their … Continue reading

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“When We Fall Apart” – Songs of Hope

While driving to work I heard this song playing on the radio: “When We Fall Apart.” I don’t recall hearing it before, but the words caught my attention. A portion of the lyrics: “When We Fall Apart” by Ryan Stevenson, … Continue reading

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Grateful During Suffering?

“A grateful spirit is what enables people to view and respond to the most painful circumstances in life with thanksgiving. As one person observed, ‘Some people complain because God put thorns on roses, while others praise Him for putting roses … Continue reading

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God Was Purposeful in Our Pain

Personal Testimony of Natalie Faith Johnson Growing up, I sang many songs that assured me it was “so sweet to trust in Jesus” and “God can make a way when there seems to be no way.” My favorite movie as … Continue reading

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God is Faithful in All He Does

“Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name,for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things” (Isaiah 25:1). My personal testimony from 2020: Looking back over 2020, my one word. Surrender…to God’s healing in my life, … Continue reading

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“Come on! You can do this!” 2017 World Series Game #2

I love watching baseball, especially when it comes to the World Series. Ozzy Smith, St. Louis Cardinals, 1982-1996 As a young girl, my grandparents took me to watch the Decatur Commodores, a professional minor league baseball team that played in … Continue reading

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When all the world is loud, God whispers.

“After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper” 1 Kings 19:12. Listen…so you may hear His loving and gentle voice. For me, His voice whispered through … Continue reading

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Does God allow rape?

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4 Personal testimony written by Joy Pedrow.  … Continue reading

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