Author Archives: Melanie

Get the Right Team Around You

Do you want to do big things for God? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to see lives changed? Whether you are in ministry or the marketplace, God gave you a dream because … Continue reading

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How Do I Know If My Child is Ready for Water Baptism?

Children typically trust God’s love for them and want to do something to show God the love they reciprocate for Him. When boys and girls hear the Gospel taught, they usually simply receive it and want to obey it. There … Continue reading

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Not Even The Smell of Smoke

By Melanie Stone This past year the Lord showed me that He was allowing my husband and I and our ministry to go through a time of testing. He compared it to the fiery furnace the Hebrew men endured in … Continue reading

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Do You Love Me?

In John 6, many followers had left Jesus. Not everyone thinks about how a leader feels when followers decide to pull away or pull others away from their leadership. Leaders are called to serve – they sacrifice, they invest, they … Continue reading

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The Superiority of Mercy

James 2:13 Judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment. Mercy is a deep compassion. It not only forgives the repentant with extravagant love, mercy brings better-than-before restoration and intimate reconciliation with … Continue reading

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