Anointing Oil

  The Bible mentions two types of anointing: one with oil and the other the Holy Spirit.  The anointing of the Holy Spirit and with oil is much more related than most people realize. Anointing with oil is done for numerous reasons; you can anoint someone for their journey, the sick, your pastor, the new …

Private or Pubic School?

  Public or private school Why would you pay for private school when a public school is free?  Most parents would say private schools provide a better education.,  Well that is only true sometimes.  The phrase, “you get what you pay for” is true when it comes to some private schools.  When a school has …

Have you ever felt like a number?

Have you ever felt like a number? I was in an accident; my car was in the middle of a four-car pile-up.  I went home and within a few hours, my complete right arm went numb and I had a burning sensation in my back.  So, I let my 15-year-old daughter drive me to urgent …

Law vs Grace

  The self-esteem movement has taught us everybody’s great, everybody gets a trophy.  I’m not a murderer, I’m wonderful. We have created a culture where God’s law isn’t just physically taken down from the courthouse across the nation, but spiritually it has been removed from churches as well. Everyone should know what exaggerate means. It …

Thief caught on tape

Two teens home alone while a thief is caught on a home security camera. Watch Video see what happens. Like a thief in the night “Watch, therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming.  But know this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he …

Who am I?

  In this day and time, you can Google “Who am I?” and websites with online quizzes show up.  They claim by asking you a few questions they form a visual DNA of your personality.  Of course, I was drawn by curiosity and had to take a quiz.  The results found that I am an …

Survival of the Fittest

According to Wikipedia “Survival of the fittest” is a phrase that originated in evolutionary theory as an alternative (but less accurate) way of describing the mechanism of natural selection. It is more commonly used today in other contexts; to refer to a supposed greater probability that “fit” as opposed to “unfit” individuals will survive some …

Hold on to Your Dreams

By: Tonie Wright Stroup Most of you know the story in Genesis 37 of Joseph and the coat of many colors. I was taught that story as a child, where my Sunday school teacher used the felt board with Joseph and his coat.  I remember mostly the fact that Joseph was the favorite son of …