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Friday, July 11th, 2008
5:14 pm
[watching_ships]
Podcast TONIGHT!
Friday, July 11th
9pm Eastern/8pm Central

http://www.godlygals.com/blog/chat
(affiliated with godly_gals)

Please stop by and check out the chatroom for women, our life podcast with Christian discussion topics, and much more! Hope you enjoy the fellowship :)
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007
1:33 pm
[myravenoussoul]
Intro

First name: Erin

Age: 26

State or Country (if outside the US) where you live: Ca

Hobbies/Interests: being a mom to my 2 beautiful kids

Maybe how you met Jesus, who led you to him: Wow what a loaded question...I was born LDS. I "defected" at 18. And quickly got into the occult. My daughter was born in 04. She ultimately led me to God and the Savior. I was baptised PCoG church. I moved from the area we were in. Got into the wrong church.....bad sect of which I won't name. That tinted my view on Christianity. I've struggled w/ Mormonism (almost reverting twice) and paganism. Up til recently. Found a good AG church I like and I haven;t looked back since.


Sunday, June 24th, 2007
11:55 am
[watching_ships]
a little bit of my testimony
(taken from a post i made on http://www.godlygals.com/board)

I have been hesitant to bring this up, but I did want to share this with you ladies. I guess I've never really shared my testimony, and this is a pretty large part of it. It was at this point in my life that I felt God steering me in a clear direction. Anyway. Here goes.

When I was a sophomore in high school it became really clear that I was not fitting into the same mold my friends were. So many that claimed to be Christians were falling away from their faith or it was becoming clear that they hadn't had any to begin with. I was really alienated and ridiculed for standing up for my faith and morals in general. It was a tough time. Most of my emotions I kept pent up and began to fall into deep depression. My life was completely different. I had no one to turn to. My friends were participating in activities regularly that I knew, as a child of God, I had no business being a part of. I desired their friendships again, but not the situations I would have to put myself through to have that. I praise God for giving me the strength to stand up during all of that. He is the only reason I didn't fall. Now, these were my school friends. Since I went to church in a different town it made school life and church life two completely different worlds (which is a story all its own). At the same time, the few friends I had in the youth group at church began ignoring me. This included my best friend. It was traumatizing.

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Anyway, I really wanted to share that. Only a few other people know about this because I am not sure how I feel about telling this to people. I just want to thank God for allowing me to do this tiny amount of work for His kingdom. GodlyGals (and godly_gals!) has been such a blessing to me and to many of the girls who have become a part of it. We all devote our time to helping around there so that even just one person might be reached for Christ. As time goes on, it is easy to see that God has this ministry in His hand and that there is a plan for it.
Wednesday, May 9th, 2007
11:19 am
[watching_ships]
GodlyGals
Hello ladies! Here are a few topics that have a lot of discussion going on at the boards. Come by and check things out!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007
3:49 pm
[watching_ships]
GodlyGals!
Here are a few topics that have a lot of discussion going on at the boards. Come by and check things out!

Also, we have a new way of listing prayer requests in "A SolitaryPlace". If there is something you need prayer for, please stop by. Lots of members are more than happy to lift you up in prayer.

God bless you!
The GG-Team
http://www.godlygals.com/board
Monday, March 26th, 2007
9:49 am
[watching_ships]
The Face of Jesus
cross-posted to godly_gals

Author: Elisabeth Elliot
Source: A Lamp For My Feet

The Face of Jesus


The face of Jesus:

marred more than any man--
spit upon,
slapped,
thorn-pierced,
bloodied,
sweating,
the beard plucked,
twisted in pain--

For my salvation.

A glorious face, now.

Let its light shine on me, O Light of Life.

Let Your radiance fall on me, Sun and Savior,

Lighten my darkness.

Then grant me this by Your grace:

That I, in turn, may give

"The light of the knowledge of the glory of God" (2 Cor 4:6 AV)

As I see it in the face of Jesus Christ.
Thursday, March 8th, 2007
9:21 am
[watching_ships]
Sunday, February 25th, 2007
8:40 pm
[ravenous_enigma]
Intro
First name: Erin

Age: 25

State or Country (if outside the US) where you live: California

Hobbies/Interests: Abstract art, theology, mythology (specifically celtic mythology), my children

Maybe how you met Jesus, who led you to him: my daughter, here is the link to my testimony: http://ravenous-enigma.livejournal.com/3504.html

Lately to be honest I've been struggling with my old life...and life in general. So I need to surround myself with positive people who love the Lord.

EDIT: sorry I realized my LJ is friends only, so I'm going to post the entry itself....

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Current Mood: sick
Friday, February 2nd, 2007
4:29 pm
[watching_ships]
Thursday, February 1st, 2007
3:11 pm
[cindy_2004]
'Ello everyone.
First name: Lee V.Z.
Age: 22
State: Pennsylvania
Hobbies/Interests: reading the Bible/Christian books, sci fi/fantasy, gardening, knitting, cooking, cleaning, Disney Princesses, and just resting.
Maybe how you met Jesus, who led you to him: I used to be a witch (aaagggghhhh!) and a bisexual. The first was worse to me than the other. I really did some horrible things to people, and i actually brought up demons.
That's aside the point. I also used to dress like 80's Madonna, with all the crosses. One day, i just picked up a crucifix and i felt something MOVE within me, as if i regretted all i had ever done.
And before long, i was devouring the Bible and telling my witchy friends good-bye. I feel much better now, and good things are happening to me.
Anything else you feel is relevant: Well...my mother's an atheist. and that, my friends, is awful.
Also, i found an Assembly of God church right up the street from me--walking distance--and it's like God put it there!!!!!

God bless you all.

~Lee
Sunday, January 14th, 2007
10:58 pm
[watching_ships]
Monday, December 25th, 2006
8:54 am
[watching_ships]
Merry Christmas!
Verse of the Day

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. - Isaiah 9:6

godly_gals...Join the boards!
Friday, December 15th, 2006
11:57 am
[watching_ships]
Goings on at GodlyGals
Here are a few things that are going on right now at the GodlyGals message board:

Daily Devotional
Favorite Verses
Wash your hands, wash your heart
Labeling?
Saving Sex for Marriage -- It's Biblical!
Star of Wonder
Femininity
Why I love JESUS
Consuming alcohol
Long Distance Relationships
How many siblings do you have?

Join us and check it out!
godly_gals is a community on LJ, but that is just a small part of what it is. The ministry also has a community forum that is growing with each day. If you would like to find out more about GodlyGals, please read our Statement of Faith.
Monday, November 13th, 2006
6:59 am
[watching_ships]
In a recent devotional by Elisabeth Elliot, she listed 8 questions to ask before a church should decide to boot out a pastor.

(taken from godly_gals and GodlyGals boards)

"Before we take such a position of sovereignty, assuming we know the root of the trouble and are warranted in enforcing our "solution," might we not ask ourselves a few questions? (I do not refer here, of course, to cases which unequivocally call for dismissal, such as immorality or heresy.)

1. Who called this pastor? Was it the bishop? The church? Was the decision prayed over? Do we believe in the Holy Spirit's guidance?
2. Do we understand the shepherd of the flock to be one who bears responsibility and authority? "Encourage and rebuke with all authority" was the apostle Paul's word to a young shepherd (Titus 2:15, NIV). To Timothy he said, "Command and teach" (1 Timothy 4:11, NIV). "Obey your leaders and submit to their authority...so that their work will be a joy, not a burden" (Hebrews 13:17, NIV). Have we respected that divine assignment?
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Wednesday, November 8th, 2006
5:03 pm
[watching_ships]
Elisabeth Elliot devotionalCollapse )

(cross-posted to godly_gals and other Christian communities. taken from the GodlyGals boards.)
Thursday, September 7th, 2006
11:22 am
[watching_ships]
Attention: Ladies!
Hi everyone! I was searching through some interests and this community came up. I thought this would be a great place share the following with you. (Mods, if there is anything wrong with me posting this, please let me know and I'll delete it. My aim isn't to upset anyone...just trying to fellowship with other believers!)

My name is Liz and I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you all about an online ministry geared toward young women. It's called GodlyGals. We've had a community here on lj for some time now (godly_gals), but now things are getting started in other areas. Our message board is up (http://godlygals.com/board) and very soon we will have our online magazine going (http://godlygals.com - nothing there yet!).

We discuss current events, issues that are a concern, dating, health, and lots of other things that are deemed appropriate. Soon we will also have a Bible study, book club, prayer list, and lots of discussion over Biblical topics. We need people to join and help us build this ministry!

God has laid it on my heart to minister to young women and I am using the talents he has given me and the avenues he has opened for me to do so. I would really appreciate you taking a look at what we have and becoming a part of what I truly believe is something that will bring glory to God. Thank you!
Wednesday, February 8th, 2006
4:35 pm
[reborn_in_him]
http://www.BibleGateway.com

you can type any verse in there and it will show you within seconds. it also has an expand option so you can see the whole chapter for context help!!!
4:32 pm
[reborn_in_him]
Hey, I'm new, I am a 20-year-old recently born again Pentecostal Christian. I was saved only three weeks ago and am already speaking in tongues and have been asked to join the music ministry. He is good!
Thursday, December 8th, 2005
10:21 am
[spamlamb4077]
Can you hear that echo???
Hey! Where is everyone?!? Now, I happen to know the Pentecostals can make WAY more noise than this! And heaven knows, we're not a shy people. Speak up!!! :-)
Tuesday, December 6th, 2005
12:01 pm
[spamlamb4077]
Hey! Y'all, too?!?
Hiya. I'm Lori. I'm 28 and I've been in the Assemblies for almost 15 years. I live in Walnut Cove, North Carolina but my church, Faith Assembly, is in Kernersville. I came to Christ at youth camp when I was fourteen. I wasn't raised in the church at all except that I went to VBS every summer. I won't mention any denominational names, but it was evangelistically pretty weak in hindsight. I enjoy music, movies, ice cream, Christmas, and hockey. Wait. I just realized that three of those are cold. I wonder what that says about me. Hmm. Anyhoo, I'm in college studying to be a psychologist and I work at Curves, a fitess facility for women. I also have one of the best dogs in the world. His name is Beagley. Oddly enough, he's a beagle. I'm trying to think of anything else that might be interesting and, honestly, I can't see anything I've written so far that would qualify as intersting. I guess I'll just end here, then. Have a wonderful day and I'll see you all later!

Current Mood: contemplative
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