Testimonies

  • “Me? A Christian? Don’t Count On It!” By Mark McGee

    “Me? A Christian? Don’t Count On It!” By Mark McGee

    “If God exists, I dare him to sit down in front of me right now and be interviewed!” (Pause) “Well, apparently God doesn’t exist or maybe he’s under the weather today (chuckle).” The year was 1970. I was at my […]

     
  • An Invitation to “Our City STORY”

    An Invitation to “Our City STORY”

    OurCityOnAHill humbly launches “Our City STORY” on Thursday, September 28th. With great excitement, we invite you to be a part of it.  For two and a half years, different voices in our city have shared stories online. We’ve seen hope […]

     
  • “Yellow Flat Hair” by April Boddie

    “Yellow Flat Hair” by April Boddie

    I can remember like it was yesterday when my number one hopped in the car and stated, “I want flat yellow hair.” At first I was a little confused. Yellow? Flat?  But as my eyes began to focus in on […]

     
  • “Beautifully Broken” by Ashley Smith

    “Beautifully Broken” by Ashley Smith

    “Beautifully Broken” by Ashley Smith “ I have created you to worship me and me alone. I want to use you to write songs for my people to comfort them and draw them closer to me through the Spirit in […]

     
  • “Lord Over Our City: My Story” by Judy Howard

    “Lord Over Our City: My Story” by Judy Howard

    The Lord never ceases to amaze me even though I do know He is AMAZING!!!! For many years a group of women have been meeting weekly to pray for our city, state, and nation, sometimes in homes and many times […]

     
  • “Phone Calls to Heaven”

    “Phone Calls to Heaven”

    Phone Calls to Heaven   To anyone who has ever felt the sting of rejection, I pray this love offering gives you hope. Due to the fact I am still wrestling with some fresh pain, I have chosen to keep […]

     
  • “My Beautiful Walk” by Joanne Phillips

    “My Beautiful Walk” by Joanne Phillips

    My Beautiful Walk A middle of the night prompting…right. Or is it write? God whispered that one word much to my confusion. God persisted…get up and write. Clearer, but not really. Then the excuses – what am I supposed to […]

     
  • “Broken. And Beautiful” by Lauren Benson

    “Broken. And Beautiful” by Lauren Benson

    BROKEN. AND BEAUTIFUL.   It was my 40th birthday weekend, a dark, almost-Winter night nestled near the sound of waves on the Gulf Coast.  The stars were brilliant pinpricks in the endless, black canopy above me.  I had done a […]

     
  • “Do Your Best” By Donna Jackson

    “Do Your Best” By Donna Jackson

    *Published as part of the “Core Value Series on Perfection Road. Oh, what a relief it is to know God has our back! Not one of us is good enough to deserve a life of freedom, BUT GOD granted us […]

     
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    “Destination: Heart Freedom” by Ruthie Szenasi

    Destination: Heart Freedom by Ruthie Szenasi Several years ago, not long after the birth of one of my children, I became concerned about blood I was seeing when I went to the bathroom. Even though it was embarrassing to do […]