A Rose by Any Other Name – The Story of Rhoda

INTRODUCTION At one time in early biblical history, the writings of the gospel of Luke and the book of Acts were combined.  Luke, called the “beloved physician” by Apostle Paul (Colossians 4:14), was one of the most prolific writers of the New Testament.  Luke’s record starts with the birth of John the Baptist (in the …

The Selah Moment – The Story of Mara/Naomi

INTRODUCTION We are all familiar with picture graphs.  Imagine if our life experiences were mapped out, as individual graphs, plotting the mountain top highs, the valley lows, and the static flat lines of the days of our lives.  Would it then matter how accomplished we are, how educated we are, how much wealth we have …

The Shifting Season -The Story of the Widow of Nain

“Every woman has a story AND every woman’s story matters to God.” (Tabitha’s Daughters) INTRODUCTION Have you, as a woman of faith, ever asked yourself what separates you from a “good and kind” person that doesn’t believe in God, the Bible, the Church, miracles, or anything else that is connected to what we, as Christians, …

“The Karens” – The New Potiphar’s Wives

“Every woman has a story and every woman’s story matters to God.”   INTRODUCTION “One nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all,” is the last sentence of the Pledge of Allegiance, the creedal expression of America’s declaration and intent to all of her citizens.  This pledge was written in 1892 by a …

More Than What You See – I Am Woman!!!!!!

  INTRODUCTION:  In the “beginnings” of the Bible, in the book of Genesis, we find one of the most recognizable stories of Scripture – the story of Adam and Eve.  Regardless of one’s familiarity with the Bible, whether a scholar, a student, a preacher, or simply someone who has little to no interest in Scripture …