Lessons from the Life of Joseph: Really, God? Why Me?

Really, God? Why me? What was the purpose of this? Haven’t I been faithful?  Haven’t I been trying to follow Your way?  Why this? Why now?  Help me understand. As Christians our purpose in life is to bring glory and honor to our heavenly Father as we live striving to be more like Jesus Christ. This means being obedient to His leading no matter the circumstance. It means being content in the places we find ourselves. If you have accepted …

Before the Throne of God

A very dear couple came to our church recently to perform a concert.  Together they sang this beautiful song I want to share with you.  It’s called “Before the Throne of God” sung by Blake and Jenna Bolerjack. Blake’s website is blakebolerjack.com Listen carefully to this beautiful song.   Hear a portion of the song here:  http://blakebolerjack.com/product/before-the-throne-of-god-above-mp3/ Hear the two sing in concert:      

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Lessons from the Life of Joseph: Parenting

Posted on September 9, 2013 by Sandra Hardage in My Journey of Faith Magazine   The Bible is full of stories of faithful men and women. They are truly examples of prevailing faith through trials and tribulations along the journey of life.  I love to imagine what these men and women were feeling and thinking during these testing times of faith. I often write their stories in first person as the Lord leads. One of my favorites is the story …

Lessons from the Life of Joseph: In the Pit

Posted on October 7, 2013 by Sandra Hardage in My Journey of Faith Magazine In the Pit Excerpt from FAITH Joseph’s Story “In that pit, I knew I could not rely upon my father to provide protection. I thought the end was near.  It was at this time that I realized I really did not know YHWH as my God. I had listened intently as my father had told the stories of Abraham, Isaac and had heard father’s own stories …

Old Time Christmas

Posted on December 10, 2013 by Sandra Hardage reprint from My Journey of Faith Online Magazine Just before the turn of the twentieth century, there were three little girls born to William and Fannie Hulsey in addition to three older brothers. These little girls were born two years apart and my “Granny” was the girl in the middle.  Her name was Willie Elizabeth- “Willie” for short.  She was an eternal optimist and saw good things during not so good times. …