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243 Steps to a Successful Life

It seems like more and more book titles these days offer 7 Steps to Success, 5 Secrets to Healthy Relationships or 10 Steps to Whatever.  We humans thrive on certainty.  We crave a numbered plan that doesn’t change and that, if followed, is sure to work.  We also want control and if we can create a more […]

Instead I yearn for Your imbue

Pride was the great sin that started in motion a sad state for Adam and Eve and the entire human race.   Humility and dependance on God is the opposite of pride.   Pride says, “I can do it”….humility toward God says “You can do it”. It was Saint Augustine who said, “Do you wish to rise? Begin by […]

A nearly 200 year old circle of faith

As you likely know, God has a significantly long and successful track record of starting things and sooner or later – maybe a day, a month, a decade or perhaps a century later – bringing them to completion.  His sovereign purposes sometimes seem like circles to me.  They start….they usually meander a bit…and then pretty […]

Why Flowers Bloom

God wants us to grow. He does not want us to go through life just surviving with the bare nutrients and essentials. He wants us to thrive. Just look around at how He works. He gives flowers, shrubs and trees everything they need….. sunlight, water and soil. When all three are in balance plants give off a glory that only they can….they radiate beauty, create shade and produce sweet smells. Think if the intensely sweet smell of a rose.

12Stone Church

12Stone Church, based in Lawrenceville, GA, exists for you and your spiritual curiosity or long term spiritual journey. It’s why every week we invest in authentic worship experiences that honor God and share His truth in compelling and practical ways. It’s why every week we create opportunities that inspire you and that encourage you to […]

Riverstone Church

Riverstone Church in Kennesaw, GA has special programs and events that emphasize healing of physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Jesus said, “My Father’s house will be a house of prayer.” At RiverStone we believe that prayer should be our first response, not our last resort. We desire everything we do to be bathed in prayer. […]

The Journey

By Billy Graham: Chapter by chapter, Graham leads us on a journey in faith. We learn about God and his purpose for our lives; who Jesus is and what he has done for us. We are reminded of the things God has given us to live successfully: the Bible, the privilege of prayer, fellowship and […]

Regina’s Innerview

I left the military for the same reasons I left that little small town….I had the same darkness that followed me…

Personal Security Threat Levels

One of my customers sells an email filtering service. An email filter’s purpose is to keep email threats on the Internet from harming your computer….things like viruses, fraudulent emails posing as your bank and time-wasting spam ads. Some of the malicious emails bound for your computer can cause great harm (like viruses) while others are […]