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.
God Will Provide

God Will Provide

Six and a half years ago, I stopped working for a company that I'd worked for since I was a teenager, and I joined with my brother to help him with his writing and speaking ministry. The following year, I started my editing business. I tend to be leery of change, but...

Take Time to Hear His Voice

Take Time to Hear His Voice

"For we have become partakers of Christ if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end, while it is said: 'Today, if you will hear His voice, Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.'" ~Hebrews 3:14-15 I don't know about you but I have a hard...

Thanksgiving: A Sacrifice?

Thanksgiving: A Sacrifice?

I love how God works. This morning, I was thinking that I would finish and post something that I started to write last week. Then I decided to hold off on that and write about giving thanks since the holiday is coming up quickly. I got up, got dressed, grabbed some...

How Is Your Heart?

How Is Your Heart?

"You have proved my heart; you have visited me in the night; you have tried me, and shall find nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress" (Psalm 17:3). Wow. I wonder how many of us can say, "God, You have proven my heart; You have tried me and found...

Don’t Take God’s Mercy for Granted

Don’t Take God’s Mercy for Granted

When I deserved justice, He gave me mercyWhen bonds held me fast, He set me freeNow my one goal in life's to liveFor the day that I can giveGive Him thanks for the day He showed mercy to me* Have you ever had a word come up over and over in your studies that you...

Have You Been Changed?

Have You Been Changed?

"If he can make a change in me, He can make a change in you." These words from the Cathedrals' song "He Made a Change" got me thinking this morning. Every true Christian should be able to look back and "see where He brought me from to where I am today." Even if you...

Seek Your Servant

Seek Your Servant

My mind has been going in a lot of directions the last few days as I've been processing the National Quartet Convention which I watched online last week. I had thought I might share some of the things I took away from that since it would be semi-Southern...

Do You Believe in God?

Do You Believe in God?

When asked the title question, I expect everyone reading this would answer, "Yes, I do!" But does your life reflect what you profess to believe? It's easy for the majority of people to believe in God. James 2:19 tells us that even the demons believe ... and they...

Where Is Your Trust?

Where Is Your Trust?

"And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians" (2 Chronicles 16:12). A few weeks ago, I reconnected with a friend whom I hadn't...