How Do I Know It’s the Holy Spirit? 5 Ways to Recognize God’s Voice

By Barbara Rainey | May 27, 2024 | 56 Comments

    Do you know of Elijah, prophet of God, who challenged 950 idol worshipers to a contest to see whose God was best? With thousands of spectators watching, the competition of gods felt like a championship football game or soccer match. Whose god was the real God? They all wanted to know. Each side […]

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How Does the Holy Spirit Speak Personally to Me?

By Barbara Rainey | May 20, 2024 | 19 Comments

Keeping my two grandsons recently, ages 4 and 2 1/2, reminded me of the perpetual dilemma I faced with my own children: Who started the fight and how can I possibly know the whole truth? You’ve been there too, haven’t you? Was it an accident that the younger one hit the older one? Is the […]

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‘Spoonful of Sugar’: Bite-sized Morsels of God’s Word

By Barbara Rainey | January 8, 2024 | 0 Comments

We know you are busy! And we also know how easy it is to neglect God’s Word when life is moving so fast. If you ever need a reminder of why God’s Word is so important for all of us, read Psalm 119. It’s full of wonderful descriptions like “Your word is a lamp to […]

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Does Your Marriage Feel Hopeless?

By Samuel Rainey | December 4, 2023 | 0 Comments

I have only flown first-class twice, and in neither case did I pay for the premium seats. I was bumped one time because I was flying with someone who was a diamond/platinum/other-fancy-metal frequent flyer, and the other time because my wife, Stephanie, was pregnant. I won’t pay for these upgraded seats for two reasons—I’m too […]

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Using Your Home for Influence

By Barbara Rainey | August 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Establishing your home as an embassy of the King of Kings is probably much less complicated than you think.  One of the easiest ways to use your home for influence is to invite people over for a meal. One of my favorite stories is about Rosaria Champagne, who at one time was an English professor […]

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