A Banquet Beckons – Part 1

Let’s go shopping! When given that invitation, what image enters your mind? A large shopping mall? A quaint boutique or eclectic fashion mart? Are you seeking bargains at a yard sale? Or is a flea market more your style? Today, especially in the United States, our shopping opportunities are limitless. In spite of all these […]

Then Sings My Soul – Family Event Recap

In celebration of the Christmas season, Word of Life presented a “Then Sings My Soul” family event which was hosted by Pastors Tim and Gayla Bagwell. What a musical extravaganza this was and there was not a better way to carry us through the holidays than with a new song in our hearts celebrating the […]

HE RESTORES MY SOUL EVENT

Recently, Word of Life hosted a Gayla Family Event in which we were extremely honored to have Pastor Miriam Phillips speak on “He Restores My Soul.”  The evening was created as a “spa” experience visually.  As we walked into the foyer everything was done in Kentucky blue with white, filmy draperies hanging above.  There were […]

Blossoming Friendships: How to Plan the Perfect Summertime Brunch

“Above all things have fervent love for one another, for love will cover a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without grumbling. As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another.” – 1 Peter 4:8-10 (NKJV) I always look forward to summer! As spring unfolds into summer, new life begins […]

High Tea at Tea Time

  Mothers and daughters have one of the most special relationships ever created! The bond between a mother and daughter is incredibly enriching due to the power and strength that weaves the two together for a lifetime. Holding and preparing a mother/daughter “high tea” (an extremely feminineevent!) is one of the few ingredients that can […]

Eating Healthy Doesn’t Have To Be Boring – Part 2

The holidays are over, and it is a brand-new year. You’re officially out of excuses for eating holiday cookies and buckets of caramel popcorn for lunch! It is time to start eating right and the new year is a great time to start getting healthy. The new year is a time when you’re in the […]

High Tea at Tea Time

  Mothers and daughters have one of the most special relationships ever created! The bond between a mother and daughter is incredibly enriching due to the power and strength that weaves the two together for a lifetime. Holding and preparing a mother/daughter “high tea” (an extremely feminine event!) is one of the few ingredients that […]

Entertaining through Tradition – Part 2

Below are some recipes to create a new tradition or two in your family! Chicken Vegetable Soup 4          skinless, boneless chicken breasts 3          T. olive oil 3          T. butter ½         yellow onion, chopped 4          thyme sprigs 4          garlic cloves 3          celery ribs, cut lengthwise and sliced into ½-inch slices 3          carrots, cut diagonally into […]

Entertaining Through Tradition: Making Life More Memorable

Family tradition is one of the greatest gifts that we can give to our children and grandchildren. In my home, I still make that great oven-roasted pot roast that my mom and grandma used to make every Sunday after church. I can still remember walking into the house as a child and smelling the wonderful aroma […]

The Essence of His Presence – A Gayla Christmas Celebration