Month: July 2017

The Power of Praying God’s Word (with printable Prayer Pack!)

The Power of Praying God’s Word (with printable Prayer Pack!)

I recently learned a valuable lesson in the power of prayer from a toad. Have you ever discovered that God sometimes speaks to us in the most unlikely ways? If we look around, He uses our everyday experiences to reveal His profound truths. I was […]

3 Ways to Enhance your Prayer Life

3 Ways to Enhance your Prayer Life

Last summer my kids and I planted a small garden for the very first time.¬†We planted small lettuce and tomato plants, and were very excited when a couple of weeks later the lettuce plants began flourishing. The lettuce grew so quickly that we were eating […]

Why Your Story Matters (Speak Up 2017)

Why Your Story Matters (Speak Up 2017)

I didn’t know what to expect when I walked through the doors of the Great Hall. I grasped my conference binder in one hand and lugged a heavy tote bag in the other. The large conference room was filled with round tables and smiling faces. […]

The Power of True Joy

The Power of True Joy

I remember singing the song “I’ve got the joy down in my heart” as a child. Singing about joy is one thing. But how do we truly live lives filled with a deep, unshakable joy in the midst of difficult trials? Join me on Alisa’s […]

Five Ways to Move Mountains in Prayer

Five Ways to Move Mountains in Prayer

Do you remember playing the game “telephone” in elementary school? Everyone sits in a circle and a special “secret” is whispered into a child’s ear. The secret is passed around the circle, one whisper at a time, until everyone has heard the message. By the […]