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Anointed to Do What?

Posted by Olivia Dummer in Inspirational, Olivia Dummer. No Comments

4th September

I’ve been reading through the book of Isaiah as of late and have been caught by the power of the passages in a way I have never been before. One of the chapters that reached out and grabbed my attention was Isaiah 61, a chapter my Bible summarizes as “The Year of the Lord’s Favor.”

Before I go to the actual verses, I must admit that my perspective of the church and what we as Christians were responsible for began shifting by the time I was finished reading through verses 1-7. For the sake of keeping you invested, I won’t post the entire passage, just a couple of key verses, but I encourage you to look this chapter up and read it for yourself.

Isaiah 61:1, 3
The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to … Read More »



A New Day’s Resolution

Posted by Editors Choice in Inspirational. No Comments

27th February

Remember those New Year’s resolutions? As we are now more than skin deep into 2016, most of those New Year’s resolutions have probably already faded into the distant memories of January. You were going to work out twice a day, remember? You were only going to eat healthy food, remember? You were going to keep up with your BREAD Bible reading, remember? You were going to pray and fast more, remember?

The problem with New Year’s resolutions is that they are just that: New Year’s resolutions. They don’t provide a backup plan for when you fail or fall behind. However, you don’t have to wait until 2017 to make a decision to start again. You can start again today! Here are some tips to help you get back on track to accomplish your goals so you can make the most of … Read More »



Running Like Jonah

Posted by admin in Inspirational. 3 comments

14th July

Picture this. You wake up from a nap to find yourself caught in the middle of a crazy storm while you’re out at sea. Gigantic waves are crashing alongside the boat you’re in, and chaos is running rampant among your fellow sailors. Soon, your mates decide to throw you overboard into the water where a giant fish is waiting for you with its mouth wide open! Sounds terrifying, right? Well, that’s exactly what Jonah experienced after he bought his one-way ticket to Tarshish—his mind set on getting as far as he could get from God.

In Jonah 1:1, God told Jonah to take a trip over to Nineveh and warn the people that God would destroy their city in forty days if they didn’t change their sinful ways. But there was a problem. Jonah wasn’t too friendly with the Ninevites. … Read More »



We Had to Ask: Jason Staten

Posted by Anthony Trimble in We Had to Ask. No Comments

2nd March

InsideOut: What was your favorite food when you were a child?
Jason Staten: I have always been a fan of food in general, but I think my favorite food as a child were my mom’s enchiladas. She would always make our favorite meal for our birthday, and I requested that every year.

IO: What sound do you love to hear?
JS: I have a few sounds I love to hear. The laughter of my daughters is definitely among my favorite. The Sound of a camp meeting altar call is also a sound that’s hard to beat.

IO: What chore do you absolutely despise?
JS: Taking the dog out to use the bathroom.

IO: If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what age would it be and why?
JS: You know…I think 36 is a pretty good age. … Read More »



Dream On, Dreamer

Posted by Bethany Fontenot in Uncategorized. 5 comments

4th November

God loves dreamers. They’re the people who see His purposes and prophesy His plans. Unfortunately, they’re also the people most often misunderstood and unappreciated.





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