All posts tagged: Singles for Christ

Singles chalkboard: From Rags to Riches| Interview with Vonnie Johnson (Finale)

In the last part of our interview, guest Vonnie Johnson talks gives thought-provoking final thoughts about the people she ministered to in Suriname, South America and inspires us as she reflects on some of the good things God is doing for her.

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Singles chalkboard: Living single successfully| Interview with Vonnie Johnson

It is officially spring in the most of the country and many singles are prayerful that this is their “season” to finally get the mate they are waiting on God to send to they can being life, travel or finally be whole. Is there any truth to those thoughts? Special guest Vonnie Johnson stops by to talk about these topics in part one of our interview.

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Child, have ya’ heard?~ A lesson on gossip

Hey Family! There’s a gospel song called “Birds in the Church”. Actually, its a narrative by Rev. Benjamin Cone, Jr. (from Mississippi Mass Choir, I believe) who among other things, tells us how people can be a lot like parrots–freely repeating other people’s business. I  get tickled when I hear it, but there is truth there. Before I was saved, I could be a little “Willona-ish” (from Good Times) when it came to discussing the happenings of people’s lives. The intent wasn’t malicious, just something to talk about, dissect, and share my “expert opinion” on the matter at hand. This behavior continued after I got saved….more of a bad habit, I suppose. Then one time I shared something rather personal/serious in confidence with “Thelma” who went back told their family. Mayhap that wouldn’t have been so bad, if Family was offering sound wisdom, but Thelma came back to tell me Family laughed about it. May sound petty to you all, but I was SO hurt that someone would repeat and reduce my concerns to others so …

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