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A Simple Way to Add Value to Others

Several years ago, Mark and I were at a conference.  On the way to the conference we stopped at a coffee shop.  At the check-out I noticed a small package of Chocolate Cherries and purchased them.  I love Chocolate Cherries! I loved them so much, that I ate the whole package. The next day when […]

THE KEY to looking beyond what you see

Have you ever had a “problem” that you were facing and it seemed like a giant mountain? Or, maybe you looked at a situation and thought, “How is this going to work out?” We all have had situations and life experiences that seem overwhelming to us. It looks like there is no way out. There […]

Do you feel like you are starting all over again?

5 Leadership Principles – as we Re-Open our KidMin The beginning of this year has been quite the beginning and I have seen the KidMin Community not running from the challenge, but rising to the occasion.  Anyone in a KidMin leadership role has had to adjust, adapt, and learn new skills – sometimes daily. Some […]

I was hurt, ashamed and disappointed…

I didn’t know why I didn’t receive the Holy Spirit. When I was in seventh grade, I went forward to receive the Holy Spirit.  I was so excited.  From the earliest memories I have, I have always loved God and loved going to church.  When I realized that I wanted to speak in tongues, I […]

Happy Father’s Day

I’d like to give a SHOUT OUT to all the Dad’s out there.  You take the extra step, give the word of encouragement, help when help is needed and you are there.  Thank You! I’d like to take a moment and tell you about my dad, Roland Charles Beam – the best Dad, ever! I […]

Where is the best place to worship God?

Worship seems to be the easiest way to get into the presence of God. (Even unchurched people are drawn by true, sincere worship.) The Bible says, “The Father seeks such to worship Him.” What is God looking for? He is looking for people who are seeking Him. The reason we were created was to fellowship […]

Should We Teach Kids To Trust Their Conscience?

What is our conscience and should we trust it? OXFORD DICTIONARY – Conscience: an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one’s behavior. “For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God,” Romans 8:14 (NIV) “So I strive always to […]