In a world where men dominated the culture, one woman stood up with boldness when no one else would. Her story may be one of the greatest stories of courage and fearlessness the world has ever known. She was a mother, a warrior and one of only a few woman prophets in history. She reminds us of those powerful words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
What do we do when faced with a situation like David - staring at the Goliaths of our lives? What do we rely on? What can give us hope?
The story of Job shows us the behind the scenes picture in the battle between good and evil. It also shows us the power of faith in both good and bad times. What kind of faith do you have? Is it tested and proven resilient?
The story of Abigail has a powerful lesson on the influence of Kindness and Candor.
The Story of Mary Magdalene has lessons that have been applicable throughout time.
Abraham is looking for a wife for his son Isaac. But he knows the one key to happiness in a home - Kindness. The story of Rebekah has plenty to teach us today about this trait that we all crave to experience.
Jericho was a city devoted to the most extravagant idolatry and selfishness. They worshipped the demon goddess of the moon - Ashtoreth. She was the goddess of fertility, sexuality and war. But in the city there was a prostitute who as a child had heard of the plagues in Egypt and the parting of the Red Sea. Now it was her turn to exercise faith. But does God bless deception? What really caused the walls of the city to fall down? There is more going on behind the scenes in this story than we may have realized.
Is Perception Reality? We can learn a lot from the story of David and Goliath. She was fired from her first job at a news station and told she was “unfit for television,” But - Oprah Winfrey didn’t give up. "I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan - didn’t give up. “Why would I feel like a failure? And why would I ever give up? I now know definitely over 9,000 ways an electric lightbulb will not work. Success is almost in my grasp.” - Thomas Edison didn’t give up. Is perception reality? If we looked at each of these people at various stages in life, we would likely call them failures. This is the story of a shepherd boy who slayed Lions, and Giants and Bears. We learn the valuable lesson that perception is not always reality.
The story of Queen Esther may have more to teach us than we realize. In this message, we discover why Vashti's story and background may hold the key to fully unlock the story of Esther. It was Martin Luther King who said "There comes a time when silence is betrayal." Both Esther and Vashti knew this personally. How do you know when your time has come to speak out? And once you know, what do you say?
We took a fresh look at health and what the Bible and science have to say about living life to the fullest.