IMPACT Soflo Blog
Let’s face it. We live in a busy world. It seems like everyone has somewhere to go – fast. Our culture encourages the frenzy of anxiety bound souls by competing for our business with the promise of…continue reading
Are We to Parents Over Our Faith
For many of years I’ve heard the term “spiritual father” or “spiritual mother.”  I don’t recall the first time I heard it, but I know that it had a definite impact on me.  As a matter of fact, I…continue reading
Parenting 101
It’s that time of year again! The children have returned to school in the last few weeks. Many parents are excited for the school year to begin, even as they feel somewhat overwhelmed in all that is…continue reading
Can Marriage Make You Happy?
As a child growing up, I had this romantic idea of what marriage was like. I imagined myself with my knight in shining armor, living happily as we did all kinds of things together, eventually adding…continue reading
Confident Approach to Dating
Dating can be brutal. I know it. Although I’ve been happily married for eighteen years, I remember the angst and heartache from bad dating decisions made when I…continue reading
The W.E.A.L.T.H.Y. Family
“Through skillful and godly Wisdom is a house (a life, a home, a family) built, and by understanding it is established [on a sound and good foundation].” Proverbs 24:3-4 God established the family…Continue Reading
Why I Stopped Trying to be Perfect
If we had our way, the word perfect would be used to describe every aspect of our lives, our children, our communities, and our world. We’ve seen glimpses of it in the smile of a baby or in an…continue reading
Relationship Fights
Never lose sight of the truth that we are a family of friends. We are individuals who make up a portion of the Body of Christ and therefore, we are intimately connected together. With any…continue reading.
Is Prayer A Cop-out?
The horror, pain, hurt and suffering created by events like what happened in Southaven, MS, El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH over the past few days are unimaginable. These types of events leave an entire…continue reading
Face Insecurity and Win – Part 2
In last week’s blog I shared that insecurity was a deadly weapon from the enemy’s assault arsenal used in the battle to control how we think – and ultimately keep us from living the fulfilled,…continue reading
Face Insecurity and Win
Face Insecurity and Win – Part 1
Wars are fought when two sides are embroiled in an intensifying, seemingly unsolvable conflict that grows more dire with each failed attempt at diplomacy. A severe sense of antagonism builds and…..continue reading

When the Church Hurts

In the beginning, out of His unconditional love, God created humanity. A treasonous act of sin was committed by His first man Adam, which drove a wedge of separation between God and all of His…continue reading
Life After the Hurt
Bitterness is an all too common emotion that people experience throughout life.  It typically gets established because somewhere or somehow, we believe that we have been mistreated.  It does not take…continue reading
Thank God for Liberty

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty (emancipation from bondage, freedom).” 2 Corinthians 3:17 July 4th is a day where praise, worship and thanksgiving…Continue Reading

We were Made for this!
I am firmly convinced that the Father God has a very simple desire for all of humanity that is that we enjoy a wonderful journey through life of 1) getting to KNOW HIM, 2) FINDING THE FREEDOM… continue reading.
I Love My Church
I LOVE MY CHURCH!  Now I’m not talking about a building, but I LOVE THE PEOPLE, THE PURPOSE, & THE PASSION OF THIS CHURCH. This is more than a statement or slogan, but the reality and truth of…continue reading.
Draw from Your Well
“Wisdom in the heart of man is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out.” (Proverbs 20:5 MKJV) Christians lay claim to a possession and privilege that is unmatched by anyone else…Continue reading
Victory over Life’s Struggles
Everything is permissible (allowable and lawful) for me; but not all things are helpful (good for me to do, expedient and profitable when considered with other things). Everything is lawful for me,..Continue Reading
Stop & Smell the Roses
For those of you who love plants, who love arranging flowers, and find enjoyment in pruning and providing just the right sunlight and nourishment for your favorite floral delights to grow, I applaud…continue reading
   Seeing Affects Hearing
So, let’s pick up from last week; “Hello…Are You There? God, our Heavenly Father wants nothing more than for His children and creation to know and recognize His voice. He has very clear thoughts…Continue reading
Hello….are you there?
Have you ever been on the phone with someone and it seems as if you are getting very little or maybe no response from them at all? That can tend to be very irritating and annoying. Furthermore, it immediately makes us question if the person is listening or is even… Continue Reading
Falling Face First
It’s was a bright and sunny Midwest spring afternoon and the High School Track and Field City District Championships were well under way. I can remember it like it was yesterday. I was one of the hurdle specialists for our team… Continue Reading