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When Ripping Seams Brought Me To My Knees

I’m thrilled to share today’s guest post with you.  Sharon Powers is my dear friend that after serving in the American church (on staff with me) felt God lead her into the international mission field.  I’ve been so honored to be part of Sharon’s journey as I regularly pray for her and got to be more »

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The In-Between & a Giveaway

Maybe it’s because I’m a first-born or just really Type A, but I’m a goal-setter, an achiever.  I don’t mean that in a “look at me” kind of way.  It just is.  It’s who I am.  So, for me, a new challenge, a new goal is exciting.  It becomes a driving force to keep me more »

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Slow Cooker Ribs

First, I should mention that before Saturday, I’d never cooked ribs in my life.  As a Texan, that’s shameful and I’m about to make it worse by confessing that my only time to cook ribs was in a crock pot but well, it is. With all that said, these slow cooker ribs that I found more »

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When God says Wait: My Journey with Secondary Infertility

I met Laura Nickelson in the Spring of 2012.  She sat in my Thursday morning Bible Study and as I got to know her precious heart, I was crazy about her.  Laura has a fantastic blog that inspires me to beautify my home and make it a sanctuary for my family. I can’t wait for more »

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4 Ways to Go Deep in Bible Study

For 15 years, I worked with teenagers or pre-teenagers.  I took seriously my job in disciplining students because they were young and needed to be taught the fundamental skills of personally interacting with God.  Since entering into a role that involves more interaction with adults, one of the key things I’ve noticed is that many more »

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Italian Sausage Gnocchi Soup minus the Italian Sausage

It is so cold almost everywhere right now.  When it is cold, I want warm soup.  I found this fascinating recipe for Italian Sausage Gnocchi Soup on Pinterest.  I discovered Gnocchi a couple of years ago and was immediately smitten.  However, I don’t like Italian Sausage.  So, I improvised.  Instead of Italian Sausage, I used more »

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New Beginnings

Tonya Adams is quiet and kind and not usually in the spotlight, but once you get to know her it’s hard to not love her.  She has a huge heart and I love to see what God is doing in and through her.  She’s a great wife, mom and friend.  I know you’ll enjoy Tonya’s more »

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Are You Afraid of What 2014 Holds?

While everyone else gears up for the New Year, are you not quite as excited? Are you afraid of the what plans God might have for your 2014? Check out this 5-minute video (my first video-blog) about dealing with fear of God’s plan for your life. New Year 2014 from Bobi Ann Allen on Vimeo. more »

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Prepping for 2014

I’m throwing you for a loop I’m sure by posting on a Tuesday, but tomorrow is New Year’s Day…it’s 2014, people!  Can you believe it?  A new year is always a good time to think on changes and starting new good habits. You only have to be with me about 3 minutes to know that more »

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Scripture Cards

Do you ever wish there was a cute way to post Scripture around your house without spending tons of money?  Well, maybe you haven’t thought that, but I have.  I found these adorable cards on Etsy through Pinterest.  The Etsy store has cards for kids and cards for adults.  I have 2 sets but there more »

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