About Last Night…

About Last Night…

So on Friday evening, a missions organization in Baltimore, Ywam (Youth With A Mission) Baltimore, hosted a worship session. In this session, unlike anything else I've experienced, praises arose from locals and visitors from all over with a spontaneous flow. There was no agenda, no tedious schedule, and no program. Just pure, authentic worship from [...]

Single and Satisfied?

Single and Satisfied?

Pull out the streamers! Toss the confetti! There’s a party going on. Shantel’s on the single train! Finally free. Have I always felt this liberated? Have I always been this joyous? Absolutely not. But now is a wonderful occasion and I‘ll share why. Not too long ago, I had been up crying. Crying and worrying [...]

2018 – Year of the Impossible

2018 – Year of the Impossible

Now is the time to expect great things!  We're in a new season. Then he said to me, "This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts. Zechariah 4:6 ESV We've shared in the last post how to envision your greatness; now [...]

Envisioning Your Greatness!

Envisioning Your Greatness!

Hello all and happy New Year! I’m excited about what God is doing in this season. He is bringing us into new territory and higher ground. On our prayer call, we focused on Abram's life and what it means to have vision. Vision the act or power of seeing sight. A thought, concept, or object formed [...]

Healing in the Broken Places

Healing in the Broken Places

What do you do when it’s up to you? You’ve prayed, you’ve fasted, you’ve waited and still the obstacle hasn’t moved. 12/12 – Healing in the Broken Places 2017 has been a year of trials and triumphs. There have been many leaps of faith that have brought me to this place where I currently am. [...]

More Than Okay

More Than Okay

Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8:37 NKJV The volume in the music store I worked at was extremely high one particular day. As a receptionist I was used to greeting customers daily. Some would hesitate with a crooked smile. Others would bypass with a [...]

“Step Out” Faith

“Step Out” Faith

How can I continue? How do I go on? Is it safe to move on? Imagine being in the face of a massive sea with your greatest enemies charging at you from behind. Talk about being caught between a rock and a hard place! Moses and the children of Israel were finally free from captivity in Egypt when [...]