|Posted by Shivonne Costa on November 6, 2015 at 1:45 PM||comments (4)|
“Marriage is tough. We bring a lot of fairytales to the picture when it comes to marriage. We bring them to the altar with us thinking, ‘This is going to be perfect!’ And then the problems hit and you don’t know where to file those into your picture… The idea I’m trying to say is, ‘Can you lay down who you thought I was and love the ‘me’ that is? Can we take this from where we are now and realize that I can’t be that person?’ O...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Shivonne Costa on November 6, 2015 at 1:15 PM||comments (0)|
“You can stand there all day, but it’s not gonna open.”
My daughter’s words woke me from my busy fog. I looked up from my phone and forced back the thousands of thoughts swirling around me in time to see that I was, indeed, standing on the wrong side of the automatic door at our local grocer. There I was, responding to multiple texts, arms full of groceries, trying to organize the next 12 errands all the while listening to...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Shivonne Costa on August 10, 2015 at 9:35 PM||comments (0)|
This week, I found myself amazed by a verse in the Old Testament. It can be found in the book of Zephaniah, chapter 3, verse 17.
"The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in His love He will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing."
Take a moment and let that last part resonate in your heart. T...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Shivonne Costa on November 8, 2012 at 9:00 PM||comments (1)|
Isaiah 55:1-3 "Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come and eat. Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Why spend money on what is not bread and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good and your soul will delight in the richest of fare. Give ear and come to me; hear me, that your soul may live." What an incredible reminder that God is ALL we need... he...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Shivonne Costa on June 27, 2012 at 8:10 PM||comments (0)|
First Baptist Church of Ellwood City invites you to share 100+ years of faithful service to the community. The original First Baptist Church was opened August 13, 1891 behind today's location on the corner of Fountain Ave. and 3rd St. The current building was completed August 15, 1912. On March 7, 1933, a fire gutted all but the old walls, but the church was rebuilt and still continues strong today.
During the week of July 8th - 15th we will be celebrating this milesto...Read Full Post »