Reflections on a Weekend

Sandi Patty

I cannot remember a time when I didn’t love music. There was a time in my life that I thought music didn’t love me, but I have always been drawn to music. Music has been and continues to be woven into the very fabric of my soul. Recently some of my fellow music-makers and I

Who Won the 2nd Annual Women of Faith Writing Contest?


Last year more than 650 aspiring authors entered the 2011 Women of Faith Writing Contest, which was open to any author with an unpublished manuscript. And the winners are . . . Grand Prize Winner: Comfort and Salvation by Amy Sorrells This compelling novel told through the eyes of a 13-year-old girl captured the judges’

God’s Timing by Mary A.


The fall of 2011 was the first time I had attended a Women of Faith conference. I debated with myself and prayed to God whether I should go. My father was sick in the hospital in Canada, and my husband was also very sick, and I couldn’t leave him alone. I heard a still small

Glory is Just Around the Corner


She said… I know You are here somewhere, Lord. Your Word says so. I want to believe it with all of my heart, but finding You has been hard lately. I can’t see you over the hedge of problems surrounding me. It’s not for lack of trying, that’s for sure. I’ve sought to focus on

She Said, He Says


She said… Dearest Jesus, you know I want to do so much for you and for those I love. But things just keep going wrong, and I cannot seem to stem the tide of failure. I am clumsy and slow. My efforts seem to cause damage rather than relieve pain. The words I say in

Be Part of a Studio Audience


You’re invited to be in studio audience for the appearance of Sheila Walsh, Tuesday, January 17 and Lisa Harper Tuesday, January 24 on the LIFE Today show with James Robison at 7 p.m. Sheila will share her heart on faith, family & freedom and Lisa will discuss her new book Stumbling Into Grace. Tickets are

A New Hope


When the prophet Isaiah foretold the birth of Christ, a new hope was born into the world; a hope that lives in us today. Your spiritual journey begins the moment you believe in this extraordinary hope, and lasts through all eternity. We invite you to open the Word and open your heart, and begin this

Table Talk for Thanksgiving


Mixing fun conversation about the first Thanksgiving Day with expressions of individual thanksgiving will create an atmosphere of warmth and heart-felt thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Conversation Starters If you were in a Thanksgiving play, what character would you be? Why? What is your favorite dish in the Thanksgiving meal? In reflecting over the past year, what happened



How would you feel if you were in your thirties and—out of the blue—you suddenly found out you were adopted? That’s exactly what happened to Christine Caine. In honor of National Adoption Month, here’s a short video of Christine sharing part of her story and how she handled that shocking news. Known for her “tell-it-like-it-is,”

One Woman’s Story: A Mother/Daughter Transformation


In 2008, I came from the Women of Faith event with the desire to be a Group Leader. Not that I can easily organize a group, nor did I think that I have enough girlfriends to take with me and have a great weekend together . . . I simply knew that God had done