Sometimes It Only Takes a Story

Kirk Walden 1st Faith, Coffee With Kirk 1 Comment

“Christians need sound teaching,” I’ve been told many times. And this of course, is true. But here’s a question, “How much teaching do we need?” Without starting an argument, I’ll add this: Sitting for sound teaching is beneficial, but we must also be quicker to go and tell. Think about it; Sunday after Sunday we can go to a good church …

65 Hours

Laura Lambert 1st Faith, Laura's Place Leave a Comment

65 HOURS? I remember staring in disbelief at the instructions that came with my learner’s permit when I was 15 years old. I had to practice driving for 65 hours? It seemed like an eternity. I was reading this information as my dad drove me home from my learner’s permit test. Luckily for me, I turned 15 several months after …

I Am the Bearded Lady

Jenn Walden 1st Faith, Jenn's Place 3 Comments

The Greatest Showman My daughters could not stop talking about the hit movie, The Greatest Showman, so because they kept insisting, I bought my online ticket, some popcorn and a soda, then snuggled into my reclining seat in the theater. After spending that much money, I was hoping their enthusiasm was worth my investment. It was.  The film doesn’t disappoint. …

A Time to Fly–by Jenn Walden

Jenn Walden 1st Faith, Jenn's Place, Keeping It Real 2 Comments

A Question Sometimes, a question turns into a life-changing moment. For me, it took place when I sensed the Lord asking simply, “Do you want to learn more? Or would you rather soar?” Because I didn’t have an immediate response, I asked my daughter and husband how they would answer. Without hesitation they both responded, “I would rather soar.” I …

Too Tired to Pray

Kirk Walden 1st Faith, Keeping It Real 2 Comments

It’s been a week of “First World Tired” for me. Not true tired, but the easier kind. A good week, but a busy one. Saturday was a trip to Oregon from here in Nashville, and cross-country travel is always a battle for me. Saturday night, a dinner with new friends in Oregon, then “hotel sleep” which is never “real sleep.” …