Author Archives: Shana Hensley

Go Boldly

Hebrews 4:16 Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (NKJV)   Even as I type these words, my hands shake and my heart is in pieces. I wonder if yours is too… What has you coming boldly to […]

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He Hears Your Voice

Psalm 116:1-2 (NLT) I love the Lord because He hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. Because He bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath! The theme for Psalm 116 is worshiping as a thankful response, not as a repayment for what God has done. (NLT Life Application […]

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How do we move forward when we can’t stop looking back?

Philippians 3:12-14 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting […]

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Serving Well

I Peter 4:10 “God has given each of you a gift from His great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” We glorify God when we use our spiritual giftedness in serving others. If you are new to women’s ministry or are struggling to find your niche, I want to encourage […]

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A Disciple who makes Disciples

The women’s ministry in our church has been life-changing. When I began coming to Grace Baptist Church in 2000, I had little to no experience in church life. The ladies of Grace were quick to scoop me up and disciple me. It began as an invitation to join them in Sunday School, then the choir. The weekly Bible Studies were […]

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All of the If’s, And’s, and Then’s

Nehemiah 1:1-11 It was late autumn; Nehemiah was at the fortress of Susa. His brother Hanani along with some others came to visit him. They had just come from Judah so Nehemiah asked them how things were going in Jerusalem. They said to him, “Things are not going well for those who returned to the […]

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The Struggle is Real

The struggle is real.. The Apostle Paul knew a little about what it was like to struggle. In fact here in 2 Corinthians Chapter 11 we are given some insights to his struggle: -Five times the Jews gave him thirty-nine lashes -Three times he was beaten with rods -He was stoned once -Three times shipwrecked -Endured […]

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The Voices in Our Heads

·         I’m not equipped or skilled enough to do that! ·         The ‘in’ crowd never wants to invite me in. ·         I’m not bold enough or have an outgoing personality. ·         My marriage will never look like hers. ·         Why do I feel so unwanted in my own family? ·         Why don’t my kids look […]

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Tears and Oil

Luke 7:36-50 The Pharisee invited Jesus over for dinner. A sinful woman from town heard He was going to be there, so she came with an alabaster jar of perfume oil. As Jesus spoke to the Pharisee, the woman’s tears wet Jesus feet. She wiped them with her hair, kissed His feet then poured perfumed oil on them. […]

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Dinosaur Eggs produce Patience!

We are a homeschool family, our weeks are full to bursting with spelling bees, math drills, and geography trivia for fun learning! When our kiddos do really well, we treat them with a few dollars and drive out to our local Dollar General. They get their own little yellow basket and scan the isles for that […]

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