A Call to Repentance

A Call to Repentance

Let’s talk about repentance. The Bible calls us to repent – so what does that mean? What does it look like? Didn’t I do that when I was saved? Now that I’m saved, do I still need to repent? If we are calling our church to repent, what does that mean? I’m going to...
Treasuring Christ in a World of Thieves

Treasuring Christ in a World of Thieves

The August 2019 First Baptist Powell Women’s Retreat was a sweet time of fellowship, fun, and most importantly, time in the Word. The theme for the weekend was “Treasuring Christ Together,” with a message from featured speaker Leslie Bennett of Revive Our Hearts. A...
Personality Tests in Light of the Gospel

Personality Tests in Light of the Gospel

Personality Tests in Light of the Gospel Have you ever taken a personality test? Perhaps your employer required it or maybe you stumbled across one on the Internet. The test options are endless: Myers-Briggs, Enneagram, DISC, and Winslow Personality Profile, just to...

5 Ways to Glorify God with Every Thing You Have

“Do you ever settle?” I asked myself this question and sighed. Why do I always settle for less than my best? Why do I always do the easy thing? Unfortunately, I like to make excuses for doing less than my best. Or maybe I do what’s required of me, but I don’t put...

Looking to the Second Advent

The sights of Christmas lights, wrapped gifts, and nativity scenes. The smells of our favorite baked goods. The sounds of “Jingle Bells”, “O Holy Night”, and “Noel”.  Our family traditions. These all help set the scene as we celebrate the First Advent-  God the Son...

The Real Good Life

The good life. What comes to mind when you hear these words? What do you picture? Maybe vacations, or smiles, or putting your feet up and taking a nap, or tons of money. I think of waking up each morning with a smile and loving words from others. Or maybe you’re also...