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Showing posts from February, 2016

In the Valley with Facebook

By Angela Wittman

The need for a firm foundation (Scripture) is vital to the Christian  - new and old alike!
"And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them." Mark 9:2 KJV
Years ago while working outside the home, I began my day with a devotional, Scripture reading and prayer. I compared this time spent as being on the "mountain" with the Lord before descending into the "valley" of the workplace which was full of profanity, materialism and envy.

For the past few years, I have been  deactivating my Facebook account periodically due to various reasons. Sometimes I would find I just didn't have the time to spend communicating in a semi-meaningful way with others or I would read of the Facebook founders supporting a pro-abortion or same-sex marriage agenda and felt my participation in their platform was helping to support it. Then after a f…

New Life for a Sinner

By Angela Wittman

This winter season is proving to be a time of reflection and while I understand the need to occasionally take stock of one's life and review the past, the time spent before I became a follower of Christ holds regret.

As a mother I fondly remember my sons as little boys who would pick their mommy dandelions and proclaim they wanted to marry someone like me. But, even those memories are tinged with regret as I didn't raise my sons in church, nor did I teach them about Jesus Christ. So, for me the past is bittersweet and yet, I see the good Lord's grace and care of me and my loved ones even when I did not know Him.

I can remember wanting to pray, but not knowing how to or if the Lord would hear my prayers. I had been baptized as a teenager, but fell away from the church and didn't understand how I could be forgiven of my sins. I thought I needed to "clean myself up" before I could even attend church, much less become a Christian! I felt I was doom…