Monthly Archives: December 2008

Blessed and Highly Flavored?

Some time ago, I was talking to a work colleague.  When we greeted each other, she asked how I was doing.  My response was “blessed and highly flavored.”  I meant to say “blessed and highly favored.” “Sara” (name changed to conceal identity) and I laughed and continued the conversation. You see, I heard someone else […]

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2009 is almost here!

  Well another year will finally be here.  We’ll soon usher in 2009.  As we anticipate the celebration with family and friends or alone in a reflective manner, may the “crossing” (from one year to the new) be one of joy over the possibilities of a new year. May it be one of thankfulness for the memories, […]

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It’s finally here!

 Well, Christmas is here!  May your day be full of love and joy–not because of the gifts you received.  May the presents give way to His presence as you unwrap all that He wants you to have and be.  Merry Christmas to all! Shelly Johns, Women’s Ministry/Senior Adult Associate P.S.  due to the Christmas season, you […]

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He really does exist!

 Commercials are often the highlight of my TV viewing.  I mean, I can really find the best humor, some of the best messages, and even the most memorable tag lines (or what I call mottos). For example, just the other day, I was watching a sitcom when one of the M&M commercials came on.  You know the […]

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Disappointment

I received a call the other day from my oldest daughter.  She was crying and asking me not to hate her.  Hate her?  I was scared and confused.  I told her that no matter what it was I could never hate her.  She asked me not to tell my husband, he will hate her she […]

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Just a Quick Note

 Well Christmas is less than a week away, and I am already feeling a bit sad.  This is my favorite time of the year, and it’s almost over.  Nevertheless, I rejoice all year ’round with fellow sisters and brothers of the Christian faith because we serve an awesome God! As we anticipate celebrating the birth […]

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I Made The List!

My nephew, Roger, is nine years old.  He’s playful, sensitive, thoughtful, handsome (you would say so too!), smart, and most of all, a Christian. Although he lives in Maryland with his mom (my sister) and dad, we have always had a connection.  He simply loves me.  If I had to put it in descriptive terms, I […]

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Women of Worth (WOW) Lifestyle Evangelism Conferences

The WOW events are slated for Monday, May 18 (First Baptist Somerset) and Tuesday, May 19 (First Baptist Shelbyville). The speakers the 18th will be Candace Cameron Bure and Jennie Dimkoff.  The speakers for the 19th will be Erin Bethea and Dr. Tony Evans Sr. Anthony Evans Jr will be the musician at both events, and […]

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Senior Living Celebrations!

Plan now to attend one of three Senior Living Celebrations—Monday, April 20 (Henderson); Tuesday, April 21(Bowling Green), or Thursday, April 23 (Danville).  Dr. Billy Compton will be the keynote speaker; John Morgan (President Bush impersonator) will be the entertainer, and the harmonious sounds of the quartet Stillwater will be heard at each location.  The cost […]

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Women’s Emphasis during the Kentucky Baptist Evangelism Conference

Ladies, join us for brunch on the second day of the KY Baptist Evangelism Conference, Tuesday, February 24, 2009, at Porter Memorial in Lexington. Michael O’Brien will be in concert during the brunch.  He and his wife, Heidi, will also share their testimony of dealing with pornograpy. Following brunch, Wandi Smith and Heidi O’Brien will […]

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