Faith

Praise Playlist Update: Top 10 songs on repeat by Jasmine Tate

The bible tells us in  Romans 10: 9-10 “If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.”

Although salvation is simple and easy, situations in life are sometimes not. There are many weapons at our disposal including the bible, prayer, fasting and one of my favorites, praise. Growing up in a religious family there are countless songs of praise and worship that have helped me push through tough times and shout through the good ones. The list below are some of the latest additions of my Praise Playlist that have been on repeat. If you have Amazon Music, you can also listen there.

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What to look for in a church home by Jasmine Tate

I moved to Rancho Cucamonga on a Saturday in November of 2016 and attended Abundant Living Family Church the following Sunday. Knowing it was a “mega church” I didn’t think I would make it my home. I had attended local churches with smaller congregations my entire life. They were my comfort zone. I knew what to expect, what to wear, how to behave. A year later, I hadn’t missed many services, but I also hadn’t become an official member. A few months after I completed the “Next Steps” growth track and was added to the roster, I accepted my current position and transitioned to Orange County, CA. For a year I’ve traveled back to Rancho Cucamonga and recently began visiting local churches to avoid the commute. Although I still have not joined a new church, as I visit these are four things I’ve sought, that anyone should look for when examining their current place of worship or seeking a new church home.

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5 Tips to activate the Lord's Prayer and presence in your life by Jasmine Tate

Growing up in a Christian Household equipped me with many tools and weapons to navigate the highs and lows of life. Prayer is a practice that I’ve been able to use in both ways. Whether I’m working through tough situations, looking for guidance or fighting temptation, my prayer life has allowed me to persevere and help others do the same. Fortunately I learned how to pray early on, but many don’t know where to start or what to say.

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