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.

Looking Behind and Ahead

The end of the year is often bittersweet for me. There have been times that I have been thankful to see the year end. Other times, I am aware of

Why Did Jesus Come?

In pondering this question, the first answer that came to my mind was from Bill and Gloria Gaither: “He came to love, heal, and forgive.” Then I thought of John

Repentance: The Taboo Topic

I recently started a Bible study titled The Walk of Repentance. This is actually my third time to go through it, but it’s been a few years so I need

Cast Your Burden on the Lord

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.  ~Psalm 55:22 I have been thinking a lot about what

Miscellaneous October Thoughts

My brain is going in so many directions right now that I’m not sure what to write. I’m praying that God will show me what the readers of this blog

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