May 2022

To My Brothers & Sisters Behind the Razor-wire, Hello! My name ‘used’ to be, 97793 and 108-270 and 299-080. My name now and for the last 2 years is Shannon Payne. You get my meaning… Today I am the Senior Pastor of Christian Life Fellowship in Gahanna, OH and also the Chaplain for the Loved Ones of Prisoners Ministry (LOOP). …

April 2022

KNOW THE REAL YOU You are a spirit and your spirit is filled with God’s holiness and you are in right standing with God even though your mind may not be at times. Maybe your body does not want to agree but your spirit is always in line with God. You might not feel like it and you might not …

March 2022

Special Message for Children Needs Dear Beloved, My name is Jenny Eversole and I am the Executive Director of LOOP (Loved Ones of Prisoners).  LOOP is a ministry that provides support and guidance to the families and friends of prisoners in the criminal justice system, as well as support and encouragement to you. LOOP has been blessed with an opportunity …

February 2022

Who am I? I am the salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13) I am the light of the world (Matthew 4:14) I am a child of God (John 1:12) I am part of the true vine, a channel of Christ’s life (John 15: 1, 5) I am Christ’s friend (John 15:15) I am appointed and chosen by Christ to bear …

January 2022

Psalm 23 A psalm of David. New Living Translation 1 The Lord is my shepherd;    I have all that I need.2 He lets me rest in green meadows;    he leads me beside peaceful streams.3     He renews my strength.He guides me along right paths,    bringing honor to his name.4 Even when I walk    through the darkest valley,[a]I will not be afraid,    for you are close beside me.Your rod and your staff    protect and …

December 2021

Gabriel Speaks to Mary Luke 1:26-45, 2:1-20 (New Living Translation) 26 Six months after Elizabeth knew she was to become a mother, Gabriel was sent from God to Nazareth. Nazareth was a town in the country of Galilee. 27 He went to a woman who had never had a man. Her name was Mary. She was promised in marriage to a man named Joseph. Joseph …

November 2021

Why Am I Here (Called to Bless) pt.5 All Scripture taken from the New Living Translation We are almost done with a sermon series on discovering the building blocks that help shape what our calling in life is… The calling that answers the age-old question, “Why Am I Here?” This week we are looking at the fourth building block that …

October 2021

Why Am I Here? (Called to Belong) pt.3 All Scripture taken from the New Living Translation We’ve discovered in this series that we are all called to a specific purpose in life by our Creator…And that calling was placed in us long before we were born!! The moment we say YES to Jesus is the moment God starts bringing our …

September 2021

Why Am I Here? (Live Your Calling) Part 1All Scripture is from the New Living Translation For the next several weeks we are going to be looking at, and answering the age-old question, “Why Am I Here… What Am I Doing On This Earth?” These are questions we ask when we don’t know what our calling is, or we don’t …

August 2021

Loving Like Jesus in a Fractured World – Part 1 I wanna start with a story today. Picture this, There I was, a freshman in high school, bowl cut, covered in acne. So picture that kid sitting at a lunch table, with some of my buddies, when out of the corner of my eye I notice this girl I had …