Melanie's Blog

Nothing Is Wasted

March 14, 2020

1 Corinthians 15:58 "...Let nothing move you as you busy yourselves in the Lord’s work. Be sure that nothing you do for him is ever lost or ever wasted." Phillips God is the One who decides what has value and what

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Your Creative Gift

February 17, 2020

Are you gifted in the creative arts? Maybe you find that you are wired to write, sing, act, dance, draw, build, sew, sculpt, take photos, or other expression. If so, we thank God for you! You help convey the beauty

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What Creatives Can Do For Your Vision

January 30, 2020

God gave artists and designers to Moses. Moses valued the artist’s wisdom and ability to carry out vision. As leaders in a ministry or the marketplace, we should know that artists can help us to carry out the

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20 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

November 18, 2019

Christmas is around the corner, and with it comes the promise of good times with family, church and friends. When I think of this time of year, I think of Christmas music, movies, lights, decorating, baking, gifts,

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8 Ways a Church Can Assist With Mental Health

September 26, 2019

As churches, we often encounter people who are dealing with a wide range of mental troubles from mild anxiety or depression to dangerous thoughts that lead to actions of abuse, suicide or murder. Mental health is

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Persecuted Much?

September 26, 2019

“People will insult you and hurt you. They will lie and say all kinds of evil things about you because you follow me. But when they do that, know that great blessings belong to you." Matthew 5:11-12 ERV   We have a

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