Freedom.

Freedom.

So ever since the great news and success of the Promise Ceremony, I've felt like I've been rushing. Rushing to stay busy and keep the momentum of everything going. But my body, on the other hand, has been like "Nah, Shantel. You need to slow down and rest." For everything there is a season, and [...]

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 [...]

Happy Holidays!

I'm so grateful to have had this time to spend with friends and family, including you all. I pray your holidays have been festive, reflective, peaceful, and holy. Merry Christmas my friends! For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will [...]

Not Of This World

Not Of This World

Maybe you are preparing for this holiday season. Silver bells... I'm sure some of you have already put up the Christmas tree & lights. Well, as you are preparing the house and getting the list together, I'd like to share this reminder with you. You are not of this world. Jesus’ trial before Caiaphas ended [...]

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 [...]

Thankfulness.

Thankfulness.

“Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise.” Psalm 100:4 As the seasons change, I am reminded of the beauty of fall. The leaves have turned this beautiful, auburn color with golden hues and hints of green. Even the air has felt more crisp and inviting. Tis the season of thanksgiving. [...]

God Is L o v e.

God Is L o v e.

On this week’s call, we discussed the importance of operating in God’s love. Because Christ sacrificed His life for our redemption, we can find ways in our daily lives to become more sacrificial. As we embark on this journey together, take a look at some of our focus points and footage from this year's Promise [...]