I recently attended a women’s retreat up in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The setting was breathtakingly beautiful. The Aspen trees were golden and the skies were blue. We were experiencing unusually warm weather for fall time.
All around the grounds of the retreat center, wild life roamed. Mule deer and elk walked within arms reach of us. We hiked and took in the glorious sights. Just breathing in the mountain air felt refreshing and good for our souls. Continue reading
Did you know that God calls you by more names than the one printed on your birth certificate. It’s true! Every season and new upgrade in the Lord often includes a new name bestowed upon you. The new name is designed by God to help you identify with who He is calling you up into next.
All of heaven knows you by all the names God chose for you at the foundations of the earth. The question is, do you know them? Today’s video is filled with all kinds of goodies.
Learn more about why God calls you by name, even after salvation.
Gain insight from other believers in the bible and their journey to hear their new names.
Get tools and key kingdom principles to help you discover your God given names.
Be encouraged through my personal testimony of the first time God gifted me with a new name
God is rest. He is the God of restfulness. There is absolute fullness of rest within Him. Anything God is, He invites us to experience. His desire therefore is for us to know Him as a place of rest, and to live our lives in a lifestyle of resting in Him.
Why is resting so hard then?
I know I am not the only one struggling to find real and significant rest. For a whole decade I was pregnant or nursing and living sleep deprived. I understand from experience how we as humans can still function and operate with very little sleep. But just getting by doesn’t constitute a life fulfilled, rather it signifies survival. Continue reading
Growing up I always liked my name Jennette because when teachers called my name during class I always knew they were looking for me to answer, not the five other girls named Jennette. I always extended much sympathy to the many Jennifer’s in my grade school forced to add the first initial at the end of their name to avoid confusion. Who really wants to be called Jennifer P. in grade school? I’m sure the snickers from all pubescent boys wasn’t damaging or scarring in the least.
With a unique name like Jennette, I always know when I hear my name called the person is definitely looking for me. Friends often tried to nick-name me through the years, but I wouldn’t have anything to do with shortening my name and subsequently joining the vast seas of Jenny’s out there. I actually like the name Jenny and Jennifer, and I have quite a few friends with the name. But that’s the thing…I don’t have any friends named Jennette. Continue reading