March 2019

Shared by Robin Kerl I have two songs that are very significant to me in my journey of faith. The first song is “Blessed Assurance”. This song always reminds me every time that I hear it that Jesus is at the forefront of my life &...

Shared by Beth Marshall Revelation 21:4-5: And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away. Then He who sat on the throne...

I hope you have been able to follow our Songs of the Soul Lenten journey. The readings & podcasts & devotional about songs that have impacted your faith. It’s like GS’s greatest hits, & let me tell you, the playlist on Spotify is definitely one of a...

Shared by Shannon Davis Music to me is an escape.  A way for me to shut out the busy of life and be surrounded by what makes me feel at peace or a way for me to be energized and motivated.  Whatever the genre, speed, lyrics...

Shared by Rich Johnson  While in grade school, I first learned this hymn in a vacation bible school held at a church in my neighborhood. Almost immediately, I found it joyful as well as a welcome reminder that God created the heavens and the earth. This is...

Today's post was shared by an anonymous contributor I wish childhood abuse could be left in the past, forgotten like old toys disappearing without mention. I wish it didn’t affect how I see the world and myself, cause scars society calls mental illness, like depression, post...

Abiding with God means setting up a house, not stopping in for a quick visit every once in awhile. Modern humanity has dedicated so much time, energy, and money to security so why do we feel less and less safe every day?  We try to gain...

In a night full of good things, here are some moments that stood out as lessons we can carry into the rest of our life together at Good Shepherd. Generosity Begets Generosity At some point during the pie action the high school youth decided to show their...

Shared by Robyn Zimmerman I love music, all different kinds of music. So when I thought about which song I would like to write about I thought it would be a lot harder than it actually ended up being. It didn't take me longer than 2...

Shared by Stephanie Christensen I remember the first time I heard this song. It was the last Women of Faith I attended.  It was the very last year they were running Women of Faith conferences and I was already emotional because of that. I was remembering...

Shared by the Caldwell Family Ashlynn sometimes jokes that she feels like she lives in a movie musical. That’s just how she and her brother process things. Whether it’s talking about what Disney soundtrack to crank up while we clean the house, what playlist to rely...

In today’s gospel (Luke 9:28-36), the cloud is what first grabs my attention. While Peter was speaking, “a cloud came and overshadowed them; and they were terrified as they entered the cloud. Then from the cloud came a voice that said, ‘This is my Son,...

Shared by Kris Halverson Music has always been an important part of my life, so the invitation to share a “soul song” was intriguing for me.  It was harder than I imagined to capture one particular song or moment, but it wasn’t hard to realize that...

Shared by Rick Blum Like many 50-year-old men, I love the band Boston. For many of us, listening to their first album is a rite of passage during our youth. But my feelings for the band, and one song, go to a different level. When I went...