09.23.2016

How to Start a Home Bible Study

Author: Laurie Cole

Is God prompting you to start a home Bible study in your neighborhood? If you’re thinking, “Yes . . . well . . . maybe, but I have no clue how to do it,” then prepare to be prepared as I share one of the most popular Front Porch Friday series of all time: How to… Read More »

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09.16.2016

My Favorite Quiet Time Tool & Tips

Author: Laurie Cole

Today on the porch, I’m sharing my favorite quiet time tool and a few super practical tips that I hope will enrich your own quiet time. If you’ve known me for a while, you’ve probably already guessed what my favorite quiet time tool is. But today I’ll show you how I use it to meet… Read More »

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09.09.2016

When Life Hurts: 3 Must-Remember Truths

Author: Laurie Cole

I was a Precept Bible Study leader for almost 15 years. Every week after our class discussion, we watched the video teaching by Kay Arthur, and so many of her messages and stories are forever etched in my heart and mind. One of my favorite things Kay taught was something she called The 5 Deadly Ds.… Read More »

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09.02.2016

2 Ways to Become the Woman You’ve Always Wanted to Be

Author: Laurie Cole

Have you ever observed another woman and thought, “Wow, that’s the kind of woman I want to be”? She inspires and encourages others. She’s strong and steady through the storms life. She’s a godly role model. If that’s the kind of woman you’ve always wanted to be (or, perhaps, doubted that you could ever be),… Read More »

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08.26.2016

The #1 Promise in the Bible

Author: Laurie Cole

Has God ever spoken to you through a stranger? On an elevator? That’s exactly what happened to me recently and today on Front Porch Friday, I’ll share the short, simple message that stranger spoke to me and how God used it to change me and to remind me of the most repeated promise in the… Read More »

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08.16.2016

Coming Soon! Front Porch Friday Returns

Author: Laurie Cole

Are you as ready as I am to get into God’s Word together again? Then I’ve got good news for both of us . . . I’ve missed you so much, and I can’t wait to share with you what God has put on my heart. See you on the 26th — we’re going to… Read More »

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06.24.2016

An hour before my wedding, I had a very strange request

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

It felt like I had waited forever to have my turn in the Bride’s Room at church. At last, after years of mediocre first dates, awkward “define-the-relationship” conversations and many lonely Friday nights, I was finally sitting in the Bride’s Room feeling like a princess in my beautiful wedding dress glowing with anticipation, nerves and… Read More »

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06.17.2016

The Secret I Found In My Dad’s Bible

Author: Laurie Cole
Categories: Laurie's Posts

I spent last week with the The Most Wonderful Father in the world. That’s him. John McKay. My dad. In spite of the super cute golf pose, he readily admits to being a not-so-hot golfer. But he thoroughly enjoys practicing his putting and chipping skills in his back yard and playing regularly with a great… Read More »

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06.10.2016

8 steps to live beyond your daydream

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

When I was young, I dreamed of becoming an astronaut. I decorated my room with posters of space shuttles, collected books about space travel and exploration, studied the lives of female astronauts, and visited NASA as often as I could. But in time, my interest in space began to fade, and it became clear that… Read More »

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05.27.2016

My favorite books for Christian writers (and wannabe writers)

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

The first thing I do whenever I feel the Lord prompting me to tackle another big writing assignment is go to my shelves and grab some inspiration from others who “get me.” When God called me to start writing Woven (the Bible study I’m working on now), I knew I would need constant, biblical encouragement to persevere and… Read More »

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05.13.2016

5 phrases to avoid when God calls you to action

Author: Emily E. Ryan
Categories: Emily's Posts

Following God’s path is wonderful. It is absolutely the best decision you could ever make. But there’s something you should know. When you follow God, he sometimes asks you to do scary things. Big things. Crazy things. Things that are definitely out of your comfort zone. And when that happens, you face a fork in… Read More »

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04.29.2016

Yee-haw! Boot Scootin’ BBQ Slideshow

Author: Laurie Cole
Categories: Laurie's Posts

We had so much fun at Priority’s 2nd Annual Boot Scootin’ BBQ last Saturday! Praise God with us  because the final numbers are in and the Lord provided $40,000 in donations via our generous sponsors and partners!!  We are in awe, and we are humbly thankful to: Those who attended, we were honored that you chose… Read More »

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