Posts From Sony Elise

Sony Elise

Sony has been an avid southern gospel fan since she first heard The Happy Goodman Family on a cassette in the mid-1980s. She is the co-founder of Family Renewal and the owner of Sony Elise Editing Services.

You Have a Choice

If I have any Calvinist readers, I’ve already lost them with the title, but too many people blame their behavior on Satan, friends, and sometimes God, while the fact is

Use Your Gifts

As I travel the country, I am often the recipient of others’ gifts and talents. Whether it is music, ministry, hospitality, servanthood, etc., I love watching people use these gifts

My God Will Supply Your Needs

All I have needed, Thy hands hath provided. Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me  ~Thomas Chisholm. For my God shall supply all my needs according to His riches in

Still Learning After All These Years

I realized this week that, every time I think I’ve learned to trust the Lord, I hit a new situation where I have to learn all over again. This past

An Attitude of Gratitude

I write on this topic periodically because I tend to need reminders of things, and I expect I’m not the only one. I’ve been thinking again lately how easy it

How Wrong You Are

On Chris Freeman’s latest CD, The Hinson Side of Me, she included an old Hinson song titled, “How Wrong You Are.” This was a song I had not heard before,

For Lonely People Everywhere

This being July 4th weekend, I had planned to write about freedom, but I feel like God redirected me. This afternoon as I was resting, I began to think of

Show Me Your Faith By Your Works

Many are the sermons I have heard throughout my life as to how we are not saved by works. Very rarely do I hear a sermon on the importance of

Why Are You Here?

I shamefully admit that I get way too discouraged sometimes. I’m 44, not married, I don’t have a lot of strength and stamina which leads to my letting people down

End-of-April Reflections

I’m a bit down today. I am very blessed, and God has been so good to me, yet there are still days in which I think back over my life

How Deep the Father’s Love

How deep the Father’s love for us How vast beyond all measure That He should give His only Son To make a wretch His treasure On this day when we

Lessons from Haman

As a child, the story of Esther was one of my favorites in the Bible. What girl wouldn’t like the story of a common Jew who quickly gets promoted to