Called to the Sidelines

by Ashley L. Jones


No one wants to be on the sidelines. Regardless of the sport, everyone wants to be in the game, not on the bench. The Daily Race In a marriage, both spouses are on the same team. The sport: the race against time. Some days are sprints to meet deadlines or just have clean clothes for […]

If You Want to Date My Son, Part 2

a Father's Perspective

If You Want to Date My Son...

If you’re a veteran of Florida Christian College youth events or a past attendee of FCC or Johnson University Florida, chances are you’ve had the pleasure of meeting Bob Mehlenbacher. He is the father of three, has been married 19 years, and has been in Youth Ministry for 26. He loves working with middle school kids. He […]

If You Want to Date My Son

Things you need to know, part one

if you date my son part one

Future girlfriend of my son, We are not a typical family. Dating is not a casual activity. Our boys are brought up to understand that dating is intentional and purposeful. If you’re having fun on group dates, more power to you! Use the time wisely to get to know my boy. He’s using that time […]

Get Off the Dock

Three Ways to Live Brilliantly

Get Off the Dock

I’ve been doing a lot of reading about anchors and boats these past few weeks as I prepared to speak at FCC Kissimmee for their Ladies Tea “Get Off the Dock.” Their theme came from Hebrews 6:19: “We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place.” […]

5 Habits that will Improve your Platform and Save you Time

5 Daily Habits Blog featured image

Does managing the never-ending spiral of social media, marketing, branding, networking, and not to mention live streaming make you feel like poking your eyes out with the handiest Sharpie pen you can find? Could 5 Daily Habits actually improve your quality of life? Me thinks, yes. The business side of writing – marketing, social media, […]

Writers Conferences Change Lives

writers conferences

Our special guest Eva Marie Everson chats with us about writers conferences! Two of my favorite conferences – Florida Christian Writers Conference and Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. Benefits of Writers Conferences Networking – “THE opportunity for writers to connect with other writers, agents, editors, and other creatives.” How to Get Ready Have a proposal ready. Practice […]

Eight Core Values that are Important to the Digital Generation

Social Saturday with Ronei Harden

digital generation

Tomorrow we’re chatting about the eight core values that are important to the digital generation from the book Grown Up Digital. We’ll have three generations represented to discuss how things have changed and how each generation responds to them and transforms industries.

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Annual Review

2015 Annual Review - FB

Ready for some goodies? I’ve been stalling writing this post because I wanted to make sure I included all the value I want to share. Yet today I was inspired by one of my top influencers {check out John Meese’s annual review} and knew it was time to share. Even-numbered years have been great for Justin […]