For the most part, I am pretty easy going. I don’t have a lot of pet peeves except for no see’um bugs, backtracking, too much perfume in an elevator and such. But I will tell you what makes me weep….a hungry child! I can’t stand it! It makes me crazy! I am sooooo excited to […]

Julie Boyd

When God Speaks

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Watching my dad go through the last days of life on this earth was enlightening for him and life-changing for me. It’s definitely been a process and a daily revelation of truth. I was there when it happened. He woke me up from his hospital bed as I was in a deep sleep on a […]

Christi Haag

I’m In Lord….All In

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Let me start with the good stuff! My sweet man, Jerry Haag, is President of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes, Orphan’s Heart and The Porch Light. We just got some incredible numbers in for 2016. Last year we provided over 3 million meals here and around the world!!! I can’t stop smiling!! Several years ago, when […]

Julie Boyd

Enough

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In the month January, I am humbly reminded of the gift expressions of others during the Christmas season. It might be a song offered in worship – one that I know took hours of practice and was bathed in prayer so that God would be honored. The sacrifice of time and the coordination of schedules […]

Julie Boyd

Plate Sharing

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I enjoy eating off Poker’s plate, and I get a big kick out of trying to convince my picky husband that he would love what’s on my plate if he would just try it! Like a lot of married couples we share french fries, onion rings, Chocolate Thunder down under…you get the picture. However, since […]

Nancy Elaine Grigsby (Myers) (1958-2016) Nancy Elaine (Myers) Grigsby Age 58 traveled to her new home in heaven on Thursday, November 10th. She was surrounded by her family as she shed her cancer ridden body and exchanged it for a perfect one. She was born in Florence, Alabama, June 25, 1958. She graduated from Sheffield […]

Recently I joined the ranks of the “retired!” To my great delight, I had spent 20 years on the road serving wth Florida Baptist Children’s Homes, Orphan’s Heart and The Porch Light! My primary focus was to engage and inspire individual believers and the Body of Christ to go the extra mile for hurting kids. […]

Nancy Grigsby

Abiding in Him

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Well it is that time of year again… the New Year and Valentine’s Day always make me stop and evaluate my life. When the New Year rolls around, it seems we are so full of promise and hopeful for things to come and new beginnings!! My year did not start off with a BANG like […]

My family tree has deep roots, some broken branches, and a few nuts and fruits hanging on for dear life! (Yes, I might be one of the nuts.) My biological family tree includes a mother who was an orphan – abandoned by her parents as a child but raised by godly Christian grandparents who held […]

Recently I was speaking at an orphan care event promoting the ministry of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and Orphan’s Heart. Some of my heroes were in the audience….foster parents! Afterwards we chatted about the kids in their home. I ask a ton of questions. One of my favorites is “What’s for dinner tonight?” The foster […]