Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Back to Work With Joy!

The shepherds had just seen angels, heard their marvelous music, had seen the Christ. After that experience, we read that they "returned." With joy they returned to their common duty, attending sheep. Christian joy, unlike worldly joy, fits one for duty. This is because Christ brings joy; Christ brings joy into the performance of duty, and Christ would have gratitude expressed in work. How will you return to work after the holiday. We can best celebrate the birth of Jesus by returning to our every day duties with joy!

No doubt as they went about their tasks, those shepherds were joyful a very long time if not the rest if their lives thinking about what they had witnessed. Shepherds were the least in the community, and were relegated to work on the outskirts of town because of the smelly, dirty job they did. That they would be visited by angelic hosts, that the LORD would reveal himself as a baby to the likes of them, oh, what joy! God doesn't come in "showy" ways, but in "lowly" ways. This story should prompt us to always be ready. God just might show up on our jobs on any day, on any shift, even the night shift, at any time. He is Jehovah Shammah, the Lord who is present.   He is Immanuel, God with us.   Jesus saves!

Jesus Saves Ministries and Omegas Partner to Feed Families at Christmas

We fed 20 families!  TGBTG!

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

The True Meaning of Christmas

Min. Angela Lee Price
"And the angel said unto them, Fear not: I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all the people.  For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. 12 And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men" (Luke 2:10-14).

What is the true meaning of Christmas?  It depends on who you ask.  For many in society, Christmas is just another holiday or another season to make money. Christmas means jolly ol' Saint Nick is on his way to find out whose been naughty and whose been nice; that the halls are decked with bales of holly, lights, trees, and and shiny things.
For some, Christmas means family and foods from festive recipes loaded with sugar, spice and everything nice. Christmas to the sports fan means the season for basketball and football - games galore, college rivalries, bowl games, NBA and so much more.
For others though, Christmas means not gladness but sadness, worries and stress about mounting bills, which gifts to get and which gifts to give.  It is not the most wonderful time of the year. Gift-getting and gift-giving oftentimes overshadow our greatest gift, Jesus the baby in a manger, wrapped in swaddling clothing.
The true meaning of Christmas can be found in the greeting the angel(s) gave the shepherds the night Jesus was born (Luke 2:10-14).
The true meaning of Christmas can be found in Luke 2:10-14:  
1) That God loves man:  “Fear not” (v10); (See also John 3:16 and 2 Timothy 1:7)
2) That God’s love is manifested” “For, Behold,” (v10); (See also 1 John 3:1)
3) That God showed His mercy before man sought it” “I bring,” (v10); (See also Romans 5:6-8)
4) That good tidings and joy are for every individual: “you,” (v10);  (See also Acts 13:32)
5) That God is no respecter of persons: “to all people,” (v10);   (See also Isaiah 52::10 and Romans 2:11)
6) That salvation from sin is within reach of everyone (v11). (See also Acts 4:12)
7) That God wants man to enjoy peace on earth, and good will among men (v 14) (See also John 14:27).
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Fruit of the Spirit Focus at Louisville District AME Zion Women's Conference, December 3rd


Sunday, November 20, 2016

How to Have A Blessed Sunday

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"Let us not negliect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near" Hebrews 10:25.

For many people, Sunday is their only day to sleep in, do yardwork, watch sports on television, do housework, or simply relax by the grill with family and friends. They guard their one special day with their lives, and even the "gates of hell" can not prevent them from their self-appointed assignments. For them, church is not a mandate. It's an option, if at all, that often falls near the bottom on their list of things to do. They call it a blessed Sunday when the sun sets and they can sleep with their tasks complete.

And then there are the "bedside baptists," the people who feel they need God, but not the church and its "sanctified" traditions. They would rather spend Sundays perched in front of the television watching church on the cable stations, or by listening to it on the radio. They would rather "claim their blessing" by "sowing a seed" into a ministry in another state rather than drop a dollar in the offering plate at their local church. Without a "Holy hug" nor handshake, nor a "Good Morning! Good to see you," they call it a blessed Sunday when the credits roll on their favorite televangelist or gospel show and they have "experienced God" alone, all by themselves.

These two groups of people are missing the real blessing that Sundays bring. A blessed Sunday is one that involves fellowship with other believers. Hebrews 10:25 tells us worshipping and fellowshipping together is not an option, but a mandate. *Here are four reasons Christians should make it a habit of fellowshipping together every Sunday:
  1. Fellowship provides encouragement and love. Being in the presence of other believers can encourge us to live for Christ, as well as give us a sense of belonging and acceptance that we don't receive from the world.
  2. Fellowship allows us to learn from spiritually mature Christians.  In the biblical account of the early church, we are told how the apostle Paul's friends, Priscilla and Aquila, took time to help another believer learn more about Jesus (see Acts 18:26). Likewise, younger Christians in the church today  have the opportunity to gain spiritual wisdom and insight from more mature Christians.
  3. Fellowship helps us discern false teachings.  The Bible warns of false teachers and teachings, to which the young and immature believer are especially susceptible because their lack spiritual understanding. A healthy, Bible-teaching chuch will encourage new believers in their growth and help them discern truth from error.
  4. Fellowship prepares us for Christ's return.  As the day for Christ's return comes closer, we need to help each other through difficult times and to keep our problems in perspective. We also need to encourage each other to live holy lives and to share God's Good News with others in the time that remains. God wants the body of Christ to stand out and be a light in these dark and evil days.
These are just four reasons to assemble together with other believers on Sundays. Also, God tells us in the Ten Commandments to honor the Sabbath Day and keep it holy. God tells us to seek first His Kingdom. Regardless of whether you or a Saturday or Sunday worshipper, the point is we are called to worship and fellowship together. There are no lone ranger Christians. Have a blessed Sunday this Sunday. If you have strayed away from Christian fellowship, step out on faith and begin again. Find a healthy, Bible-believing church and attend. Do it, not for the preacher, nor for the choir, nor for your family and friends. Do it out of obedience to God, because it is how to have a blessed Sunday.

*4 reasons found in New Believer's Bible, first steps for new Christians, New Living Translation., page 1119.

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Get A Grip! The Bible Will Improve Your Life!

By:  Angela Lee Price

Is your life spinning out of control?  Get a grip!  That's right.  I said get a grip...on the Bible, of course!  It will improve your life!
Sometimes we get careless, and we become prayerless. There are four causes of prayerlessness, overestimating ourselves (pride); underestimating God (unbelief); overestimating its difficulty (ignorance); and underestimating its value (time). When we are prayerless, the devil distorts situations and cause us to get anxious and become sidetracked.
When we get a grip on the Bible, we can remind God of His promises. God, you said in your word, "No weapon formed asked me shall prosper" Isaiah 54:17. God, you said in your word, "Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you" Hebrews 13:5.
When we get a grip on the Bible, we can remind God of different stories in Bible and how He fought battles for His people. You can remind him of how He rescued the three Hebrew boys from the fiery furnace, and Daniel from the lions den. You can remind Him of how he delivered Israel from capitivity, and how Jesus quieted the raging storm, saying "Peace. Be still." If He did it for them, He can do it for you.

When we get a grip on the Bible, the Holy Spirit will bring scriptures to our remembrance in times of trouble to counter the fiery darts of the enemy, like Philippians 4:6-7: "Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." And Isaiah 26:3, "You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You."

Here's How to Get a Grip on your Bible:
Pinky Finger - Hear
Ring Finger - Read
Middle Finger - Study
Index Finger - Memorize
Thumb - Apply
Palm (Center of hand) - Bible
Listen to the Word of God daily, read it, study it, memorize it, and apply it to your life. Keep the Bible in your hands. Get a grip on the Bible and see won't it strengthen your relationship with God, improve your life, especially your prayer life!

Monday, November 07, 2016

I Won't Complain!

By: Angela Lee Price

This is an awesome attitude of gratitude! Have you ever noticed how ungrateful people have a way of seeing the negative in every situation, of seeing the picture half empty instead of half full? They complain because they feel people owe them something, or because they perceive that other people have done them wrong. However, the psalmist has assessed his/her life's situation, “When I look around and think things over,..." Looking around and thinking things over causes us to not be so self-centered. In doing so, the psalmist arrived at a final tally that is in the black. That is, it is to the good. Notice I didn't say it is good, but it is to the good, "My good days outweigh my bad days." In other words, the psalmist is saying when I add it all up, God is still with me. When I look around, I see what other people are going through. My situation is not so bad. Yes, I have had some bad days. To be honest, we all know at least a few people who have had a lot of bad days. However, God was faithful, even in prolonged suffering and hardship. God was faithful, even when we were unfaithful. Through it all, He made good on His promise, for the Lord said in Hebrews 13:5, "I will never leave you, nor forsake you." Remember, you plus God equals the majority. So, regardless of what we have gone through, like the psalmist, we should say, “Thank you, LORD.” You should sing everyday, and at Thanksgiving, "I won't complain."

Friday, November 04, 2016

Put Your Weight On God

"Trust in the the Lord with all you heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all you ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths"  (Proverbs 3:5-6.)
Do you have a weight problem?  If the answer is yes, then put your weight on  God! I have discovered that God knows what He's doing at all times, in times of extreme illness, chronic health challenges, even obesity. When we sit in a chair, we just sit down in it. We place our whole weight in the chair without giving it a second thought. We trust that the chair will hold our weight. Likewise, we should trust God to hold our weight, carry our burdens and our problems without second guessing His ability to do so.
When we lean, we place part of our weight on God and part of it on ourselves, someone else, or something else. This causes us to worry, snack and eat all the wrong foods.  This prolongs our ability to get lean and lose weight. This proverb teaches us to "lean not on our own understanding." We should not lean, for example, on ungodly weight loss plans and surgeries that could potentially leave us in worst shape than we were in the beginning.  We should lean not on drugs and appetite suppressants that could potentially leave us jittery and cause us to become addicted to them.  We should lean not on quick fixes to cure what it took, in most cases, years to create.   
God may not give you a quick fix to your weight problem, but He will give you a certain promise.  God promises to "direct our paths" when we acknowledge Him "in all our ways."  In acknowledging God and walking in His paths, you might discover it's not what you're eating that's your biggest problem, it's what's eating you!  While you wait on God, put your weight on God. Trust in Him fully. He will carry you through!
If you are trying to lose weight right now, how are you putting your weight on God? 

Jesus Saves Ministries One Can Make A Difference Food Drive Underway

Jesus Saves Ministries and The Life Conference Suite are accepting donations for our fourth annual Thanksgiving Hope Basket distribution November 18th & 21st. Our goal is to provide a Hope Food Basket with turkey to 30-40 families.
Due to support from Dare to Care this year, we are asking specifically for the following food items:
Stuffing/dressing mix,
Jars of turkey gravy or chicken gravy,
Elbow macaroni,
Cornbread mix,
Cake mix/desserts,
Icing.

 Here's How You Can Help: 
  1. Pray for the Lord's will to be done through this initiative.
  2. Bring donations to our office at The Life Conference Suite, 2001 W. Broadway, Suite 10, Louisville, KY, Monday-Friday, 10A-5P. 
  3. Provide names of person(s) who need assistance.
  4. Volunteer to help pack the basket on Friday, November 18th or Monday, November 21st​. 
Thank you for helping to bring hope to families in need in Louisville, KY.

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Jesus Saves Ministries One Can Make A Difference Food Drive Underway

Jesus Saves Ministries and The Life Conference Suite are accepting donations for our fourth annual Thanksgiving Hope Basket distribution November 18th & 21st. Our goal is to provide a Hope Food Basket with turkey to 30-40 families.
Due to support from Dare to Care this year, we are asking specifically for the following food items:
Stuffing/dressing mix,
Jars of turkey gravy or chicken gravy,
Elbow macaroni,
Cornbread mix,
Cake mix/desserts,
Icing.

 Here's How You Can Help: 
  1. Pray for the Lord's will to be done through this initiative.
  2. Bring donations to our office at The Life Conference Suite, 2001 W. Broadway, Suite 10, Louisville, KY, Monday-Friday, 10A-5P. 
  3. Provide names of person(s) who need assistance.
  4. Volunteer to help pack the basket on Friday, November 18th or Monday, November 21st​. 
Thank you for helping to bring hope to families in need in Louisville, KY.

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Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Are You The One?

By: Angela Lee Price
Have you ever heard people say "thank you" insincerely, only because it was the politically correct thing to say, or simply as a way to end a conversation as if to say, "that's all, goodbye!," "you may go," or "you're dismissed"? There is a difference between worldly thanks and Godly thanks. With worldly thanks, what is said is not what is meant. With worldly thanks, there is no sincere "holler up" to God as the provider of all things, and neither is there "follow up" with actions commensurate with the sincerity of our hearts. Jesus healed ten lepers, but only the one, a foreigner, a Samaritan, returned to say thank you. Jesus asked the whereabouts of the other nine, and then told the one, "Rise and go; your faith has made you well" (Luke 17: 11-18). Don't miss the blessing of giving thanks. When praises go up, blessings come down! All ten lepers were cleansed, but only the one was cleansed and made well. As believers, we should be thankful to God not just at Thanksgiving, but at all times. The Bible says, "Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus" (1 Thess. 5:18 NIV). The Bible declares, "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, those he redeemed from the hand of the enemy" (Psalms 107:1-2). And Hebrews, 12:28 states, "Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our 'God is a consuming fire.'" Are you the one offering Godly thanks, "follow up" to your "holler up"? God is good! Jesus saves!

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Are You Sitting On the Premises Or Standing On the Promises of God?


"If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and forgive their sin and will heal their land" 2 Chronicles 7:14

2 Chronicles 7:14 speaks to the people of God who are called by His name. Clearly, God was not speaking to the unsaved, but to the saved. It starts, "If my people...." This promise was originally given to Solomon concerning the children of Israel. God said through Solomon that if His people would do four things, humble themselves, pray, and seek His face, and turn from their wicked ways, He would forgive their sin and heal their land. This says to us that if we would humble themselves, pray and seek God's face, in a spirit of repentance, then so much of the brokenness that we are experiencing today would be forgiven and healed. What an awesome promise this is!

The word 'if" that starts this favorite passage of scripture is found in the middle of these three words, "life," "strife," and "gift." We know that life is "iffy," strife abounds, and gifts are not being used. These things happen when we sit on the premises instead of stand on the promises of God. When we sit on the premises, we are tossed to and fro by the waves and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming (Eph. 4:14). When we sit on the premises, our young people are lead down diver's paths into the strange, dark world of witchcraft, cults, and the occult. When we sit on the premises, our votes are not cast at the ballot box, and we move three steps back instead of three steps forward.
This is why it is necessary that as intercessors and prayer warriors especially, and as God's children in general that we remain humble and on our knees before Yahweh, our Almighty God, seeking His face daily and not just His hand. What happens to us is predicated to a large degree on our relationship with God and on us doing our part in it.

Let us claim 2 Chronicles 7:14 and all of God's promises today. Let us not sit on the premises at home, at work, at school, at church, on election day, nor here in this ministry, but stand on the promises of God. If we do our part, then God promises to forgive our sin and heal the land. What an awesome God we serve! To Him be glory and honor, dominion and power both now and forever! Amen.


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Friday, October 28, 2016

KY Early Voting Rules & Elsewhere

Min. Angela Lee Price
Early voting is up significantly in many states. Have you vote already or do you plan to vote early this election?
Early Voting Rules
Early voting takes place in person before election day at specified polling places and (in some states) satellite locations. Thirty-two states and the District of Columbia offer "no excuse" early voting - voters in these states do not need to provide a reason for voting before election day. A handful of states offer early voting only to voters who have a valid excuse for being unable to vote in person on election day.
Early voting is sometimes called early in-person voting, in-person absentee voting, one-stop voting or advance voting.
Here are Kentucky's Early Voting Rules:
Yes! You may vote early in person using a voting machine by absentee ballot;
You must submit application for absentee ballot at least 7 days before the election.  You have until 6:00 PM on election day to submit your ballot either in person or by mail if:
  • You will be out of the county on election day;
  • You are Military, their Dependents, or an Overseas Citizen;
  • You are Military personnel confined to base and learn of your confinement within seven days or less of an election;
  • You are a Student who resides outside the county or a resident who temporarily resides outside of the state, and will not be in the county on Election Day;
  • You are a voter or the spouse of a voter who has surgery scheduled that will require hospitalization on Election Day;
  • You are a pregnant woman in your third trimester.
OR you are one of the following:
  • Precinct election officer appointed to serve in precinct other than his own
  • Alternate precinct officer
  • County Board of Elections’ members
  • County Board of Elections’ staff
  • Deputy county clerk
  • State Board of Elections’ staff
Early voting starts 12 (or more) working days before the election and ends on election day.
Contact your Local Election Official to learn more about early voting in your area.
(Source: http://elect.ky.gov/voterinfo/Pages/absenteevoterinformation.aspx)
Check Your State's Early Voting Rules.

How Many Crosses Does It Take to Kill A Vampire Today?

By: Min. Angela Lee Price
Scripture says, "Those who do evil things hate the light and will not come to the light, because they do not want their evil deeds to be shown up" (John 3:20, GNV).

Many people love to go to masquerade balls and parties dressed as witches, warlocks, ghouls, and vampires, especially at Halloween. The bats will be flying this year, no doubt.  And there'll be the quinessential dracula introduction or two,  "Good Evening.  Let me introduce myself."   With shows like Vampire Diaries, Twilight, True Blood, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and movies like Blade to name a few, the subject of vampires is being pushed by Hollywood now more than ever.  A vampire is a human who feeds on the blood of other humans. Vampires historically sleep by day and roam the earth at night.  Vampires have supernatural powers and can live for thousands of years unless killed in the proper manner, so goes folklore.  As we prepare to give a Christian defense for the season of Halloween, let's explore the subject of vampires.

Are vampires real?  Do humans actually drink human blood?  What does the Bible have to say?

In the movies back in the day, all you needed was a cross and some garlic to protect yourself from the draculas and vampires of old.  Today's vampires attend vampire "clubs" and go on blood-drinking binges.  In the cable series, True Blood, werewolves drink blood too. It's like they're part human, part werewolf and part vampire. How many crosses must you wear to turn back one of them?  Does the size of the cross matter?  Must a stake be driven in their hearts to kill them?  What are some of the disturbing new trends in vampire flicks today, or in the news concerning murders associated with vampirism?  What should the Christian response be to anyone caught up in vampirism and the occult?

Please read the article Vampires:  Hollywood Is Pushing Them, But Are They Real?  by a former "vampire" turned Christian.   Let's begin give a Christian defense for the season of Halloween.

 Check out video, "Tyra Investigates The Vampire Culture. Part 1" 


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A Prayer for the Election/Get Out to Vote - October 28th

A Prayer for the Election/Get Out to Vote - October 28th
By:  Rev. Michael Lee, Joshua Tabernacle Baptist Church, Louisville, KY
Heavenly Father, we thank you for all of the grace and mercy you have bestowed upon us.  We thank you for allowing us to live in one of the greatest nations in history at one of the greatest times in history.  We understand the awesome responsibility that you have given us to elect our own leaders. Oh Father, we pray that as we approach Election Day, that you will guide us with your divine insight and wisdom to choose those leaders who are after your own heart.  Help us to choose leaders who will govern according to your will and way.  Oh Lord, please bless each of the candidates and guide our chosen leaders by your divine providence.  Empower them with hearts for all of the people, especially those who are downtrodden and forgotten, locked up and locked out, and for the defenseless. 
Oh Lord, indeed you have given us an awesome responsibility, so I beseech you to help us to move out in mass as a mighty army inspired by you to every polling place come rain or shine. Mobilize us, Oh God as one body acting in unison to bring about your divine will in this country. We humbly place ourselves into your hands knowing that no matter who becomes president, senator, judge, or elected official, who has confessional authority, that Jesus is still on the throne and your will will be done. It is in the matchless and marvelous name of Jesus I pray.  Amen. 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Highlights from the Women's Empowerment Conference Hosted by Jesus Saves Ministries

Highlights from the Women's Empowerment Conference, Turning Over A New Leaf:  God Won't Fix What You Won't Face, Saturday, October 8th. Five women ministers, Apostle Dorothy Nelson, Min. Angela Lee Price, Rev. La'Shonda Fletcher, Min. Angela Minter, and Dr. Ruth Wilson spoke on subjects, Pray That, Do That, Forget That, Say That, and Stop That respectively.  The purpose of the conference was to encourage attendees to make positive change in various areas of their lives. 

Highlights from the opening session of the Women's Empowerment Conference on Friday, October 7th. The session was opened to both men and women. The subject was Lose That! It addressed health and wellness. My brother, Rev. Michael Lee spoke from Romans 12:1-2, Renew Your Mind and Transform Your Body
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A Prayer for the Incarcerated - October 27th

A Prayer For the Incarcerated - October 27th (Abbreviated)
By:  Maurice Jackson, Worship Director, Bread of Life Church, Kansas City, MO
Heavenly Father in the name of Jesus I pray for all those who are incarcerated. Let Christ be preached to every inmate, in every jail and prison across this nation! I pray that they would confess and repent of their sin against You, and for crimes committed against others. Let them respond to the gospel that announces that Christ came to free those held captive to sin and spiritual bondage (Lk 4:18). I pray that MANY prisoners be converted to Christianity- being delivered from unwholesome alliances that perpetuate negativity and violence. Bless those who are incarcerated to be delivered from bad habits, entanglements, addictions, bondages and strongholds of every kind! May they turn away from any ungodliness and allow You to lead them in righteousness (Ps 23:3). I pray they humble themselves and come to Your throne of grace and find mercy and helpful intervention in their situation of confinement (Heb 4:16).
Your Word teaches us that You, God, have gotten glory out of the lives of various men who were imprisoned. May inmates be encouraged to know that Joseph became a great government official after serving time from a false accusation. And from a jail cell, the Apostle Paul wrote the inspiring letters that make up most of the Books of the New Testament- which still impact countless lives (Eph 4:1). So, what the devil intends for a bad outcome, God will turn around for a good outcome (Gen 50:20). And though the confined be chained and shackled over the course of a seemingly endless sentence, help them Lord, to know that being in Christ makes them truly free indeed (John 8:36). Let the greatest part of their rehabilitation be the work of the Holy Spirit renewing their inward being- for where The Spirit of The Lord is, there is LIBERTY. In the powerful name of JESUS I pray, Amen!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Don't Give Up On Your Tulips In Mum Season

We give up too easily. We want eveything quick, fast, and in a hurry. No one wants to wait anymore.  We want what we want when we want it, and how we want it. I, however, have found myself singing this week one of my favorite songs by gospel artist Fred Hammond, "They That Wait."  It is based on Isaiah 40:31, "They that wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run, and not be weary; they shall walk, and not faint."   That song puts me in such a good mood, and by the end of it I feel confident my season is coming.

It is mum season! Look around. Mums are everywhere, little ones, big ones, and very, very BIG ones. You can pray for tulips in September and October, but that won't get you very far. You are more likely to get tulips in March. That's because March is tulip season. If God is giving you mums right now, thank Him anyway even though you didn't ask for them. Don't throw a tantrum, pout or get mad with God.  God is not a genie, nor cosmic bellhop, nor Santa Claus, nor is He an ATM machine!  Don't grow weary!  Wait on the Lord! Renew your strength.  Try appreciating the mum for what it is.  Mums will beautify your garden or your home, just like tulips. Renew your strength by count your blessings! And wait on the Lord.  Thank God for your mums, and take care of them!  He didn't have to give them to you, but He did! We serve a good God who knows what to give and just when too give it.  Learn to appreciate the season that your in.

Claim the promise is Isaiah 40:31, and keep on praying, and praying. Pray persistently in September, in October, in November, in December, in January...keep talking with God about tulips, the pretty colors, and different textures, and how you plan to water and take care of them. Then say, in March, in tulip season, or shall I say in due season, the Holy Spirit just may give you tulips.  God just may give you double for your trouble! Just ask Job. And, I'm a living witness of what God will do when you persist, according to the Lord's will in prayer.    Don't give up on your tulips in mum season!


Ecclesiastes 3:1-8:
To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born,
And a time to die;
A time to plant,
And a time to pluck what is planted;
A time to kill,
And a time to heal;
A time to break down,
And a time to build up;
A time to weep,
And a time to laugh;
A time to mourn,
And a time to dance;
A time to cast away stones,
And a time to gather stones;
A time to embrace;
And a time to refrain from embracing;
A time to gain,
And a time to lose;
A time to keep,
And a time to throw away;
A time to tear,
And a time to sew;
A time to keep silence,
And a time to speak;
A time to love,
And a time to hate;
A time of war,
And a time for peace.


A Prayer for Pastors and Churches - October 26th

By:  Rev.  Linda Moore, More and Moore Love Ministries
Dear Heavenly Father, We humble ourselves as your Church under your mighty hand. Asking you to forgive us for our sins and shortcomings, and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. Let us draw near to you with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts examined from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with living water. We pray Your Word dwell in us richly. Fill us with the knowledge of your will oh God. We pray for all wisdom and spiritual understanding in the Church, that we may live and conduct ourselves in a manner worthy of you, fully pleasing you, and being fruitful in every good work for your Glory. God renew our spirit and our minds that we put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering: bearing with and forgiving one another. Bring your Church together in the unity of Faith. Help us to respect, encourage and recognize those who labor among us. Teach us to love and not hate for their work in your Kingdom. Father put your Church on one accord that we all speak the same thing, with no divisions among us, standing fast in your Holy Spirit, striving together in faith to win lost souls for your Kingdom.
We come against all murmuring, complaining, and walking after our own lusts. Help us to be rich in good works, ready to give and willing to share. We pray that the whole body be knit and joined together in your Love. Oh God we pray for every Angel of The Church, on an assignment to Pastor your Flock. We pray for every leader that submits to there authority as they serve you God. Preparing your people for the Bride’s Groom is coming and we want to be ready. As we run with endurance the race that is set before us, setting our minds on things above and not on things on the earth. But pressing toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God. Putting on the whole armor of God that we may stand against the devil. That we will speak forth Your Word with great boldness and that you will stretch forth your hand to heal, that signs and wonders may be done in the Name of Your Son Jesus. We give you all the Glory and Honor In Jesus Name, Amen!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Praise Defeats the Enemy

By: Min. Angela Lee Price
Beloved, I am here to encourage you to praise your way through that troubling situation, trial, or storm!  Praise recognizes Jesus Christ as the solution to our problems.  He is bigger than cancer, bigger than unemployment, bigger than a broken marriage, bigger than anything you are facing.  Is there anything to hard for God?  Praise uplifts the troubled spirit!  Praise does so much more because when you praise sometimes you won't have to fight the battle at all! Isn't God good! Here it is....

In 2 Chronicles 20, the text says beginning at verse 21, "After consulting the people, Jehoshaphat appointed men to sing to the Lord and to praise him for the splendor of his holiness as they went out at the head of the army, saying: "Give thanks to the Lord, for his love endures forever."


God loves it when you fast, pray, and seek His face, and He loves it when you praise Him. Jehoshaphat takes the people's advice and he orders men to sing to the Lord. When they did that, God set ambushes against the three nations coming against the Israelites, and they turned on each other, and destroyed each other!

This is almost identical to what happened in the war Gideon's army did not have to fight in Judges Chapter 7. God sent 300 men against a vast army of 30,000 Midianites. God confused the enemy with trumpets, torches, and timing! The army prepared for war, processed to the battlefield, and positioned themselves, but they did not fight! And God got the glory! When praises go up, blessings come down! 


So while you're at work, why not offer up a sacrifice of praise.  While you're on your lunch break, lift holy hands.  Offer up authentic praise, praise that is heart-felt, consistent and genuine.  Hebrews 13: 15-16 state, "Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name. 16 And do not neglect doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.…" 
Praise defeats the enemy! Praise is a mighty weapon in spiritual warfare. Now, praise your way through and share the Good News that Jesus saves!



Monday, October 24, 2016

Sermon Recap: Praise Your Way Through

Praise the Lord, everyone!!!  Indeed, all praise, glory and honor to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for what he has already done for us.  He rode into Jerusalem as the Lamb of God and did not turn around; rode in and filled prophecy so we can trust him at his word; and rode in to give us life more abundantly.  I, too was so inspired by the Breast Cancer Awareness worship service on Sunday at Christian Healthcare Center West here in Louisville, by the number of choir members from different ministries combined in song to lift praises to our God, and by the number of staff and residents who worshipped in spirit and in truth.  Thanks to Chaplain Michael Lee for the invitation to speak from the subject,  Praise Your Way Through!, and to clinician Michael Maestro Young for his leadership, musical gifts, and love for our senior saints and the residents at the facility.  I encouraged everyone to keep their eyes on Jesus and praise Him with authentic praise through all of life's circumstances and challenges. We serve a God who is bigger than cancer.  It's Monday and I am praising my way through!  Jesus saves!
Residents at Christian Health Care Center West enjoyed pray, praise, and the preached Word on Sunday, October 23rd.
Ms. Bessie Palmer, President, Louisville Gospel
Choral Union, with Min. Angela.  Members of the Louisville Gospel Choral Union, West End Baptist Church Inspiration Choir and Michael Young & In God's Presence combined voices at the worship service.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Jesus Saves Ministries to Host Women's Empowerment Conference October 7th & 8th


The conference gets underway Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. with the first session, "Lose That!" will be facilitated by my husband Bill Price along with members of the Bill Price Healthy Lifestyle Club, and my brother Rev. Michael Lee.   Bill has lost 25 pounds, and Michael has lost 45 pounds this year! They're going to inspire attendees turn over that new leaf, lose that attitude about food, lose that weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Men and women are encouraged to attend.  It's going to be powerful!

Saturday morning, doors open at 8:30, with devotion at 8:45. Five inspirational sessions facilitated by five anointed women of God begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. they include:
  1. Pray That!: Prayer Changes Things, Philippians 4:6—Apostle Dorothy Nelson
  2. Do That!: Action Speak Louder Than Words, 1 John 3:16-18— Min. Angela Lee Price
  3. Forget That!: Worry Less; Worship More, Luke 10:41-42—Rev. La’Shonda Fletcher
  4. Say That!: Who’s Going to Speak for the Children? Protecting Our Children from Gun Violence, Ephesians 4:15 — Min. Angela Minter
  5. Stop That!: There’s A Meeting in the Ladies Room, John 15:16 & Acts 2:17—Dr. Ruth Wilson
We are delighted to have ministering in song at our luncheon, national gospel artist Cynthia Williams. She opened for Kirk Franklin and Tamla Mann two years ago at pre-Derby gospel event here in Louisville, Grace At the Race and has recorded with the legendary Fred Hammond. This two-day conference will motivate you to make positive change in your life, but God won't fix what you won't face.  Hurry!  Seating is limited.

Tickets are just $10.00.    A love offering will be lifted for our speakers.  Reserve seats at TheLifeConferenceSuite, or call 502-415-1001.  We hope to see you October 7th & 8th for the Fall Women's Empowerment Conference & Luncheon, Turning Over A New Leaf:  God Won't Fix What You Won't Face.
Sponsored by Campbellsville University, Louisville Campus and The Law Office of Brandon Lawrence, Attorney At Law.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Linkin' Bridge from AGT Finale Makes Surprise Appearance at District 5 Community Celebration

Bill and Angela Price with Council Woman Cheri Bryant Hamilton
We had an awesome time on Saturday at the District 5 Community Celebration at the Shawnee Amphitheater! The 10th annual event was hosted by Council woman Cheri Bryant Hamilton and the 5th District Neighborhood Advisory Committee. There was something for everyone, youth activities and games, dancers, poetry reading, spoken word, deejay, food, entertainment, live performances, the Tones of Joy, Tony Fish, the Unlimited Show Band.

My husband, Bill and I were among recipients of the Molly Leonard Community Service Award Saturday, September 17th at District 5 Community Celebration   I encouraged everyone to find something they are passionate about and use their gifts and talents to serve God and community. Bill encouraged everyone to live a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise.

We met Louisville's own Linkin' Bridge! They made a surprise appearance direct from the U of L vs Florida State game at Papa John's Stadium and NBC's America's Got Talent! They made it to the Finals Top 10 before being eliminated last Tuesday.  China Lacy (in red) told youth to believe in themselves and produce positive music.  They performed briefly and took pics with fans.



Friday, September 16, 2016

Councilwoman Hamilton announces Music and Activities lineup for the 10th Annual District 5 Community Celebration


Bill and I want to thank Council woman Cheri Bryant Hamilton​ and the 5th District Neighborhood Advisory Committee for thinking so kindly of us to include both of us among recipients for Molly Leonard Community Service Award at the 10th Annual District 5 Community Celebration, Shawnee Park on Saturday, September 17th.  We consider it a honor and blessing to serve our community.  It takes a village working together to make West Louisville and the entire city of Louisville a better place. Thanks you again! We shall continue to look for ways to use our gifts and talents, give to the least of these, and enrich our community to the glory of God.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Jesus Saves Ministries Hosts Fall Women's Conference October 7th & 8th

It's a new season!  Fall is here, and we're turning over a new leaf!  Join us for our first Fall Women’s Empowerment Conference and Luncheon Friday and Saturday, October 7th & 8th, The Life Conference Suite, 2001 W. Broadway in Louisville, Kentucky.  Our theme is "Turning Over A New Leaf:  God Won't Fix What You Won't Face."  The conference gets underway Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. with the first session, "Lose That" will be facilitated by my husband Bill Price along with members of the Bill Price Healthy Lifestyle Club, and my brother Rev. Michael Lee.   Bill has lost 25 pounds, and Michael has lost 45 pounds this year! They're going to inspire you to turn over that new leaf, lose that attitude about food, lose that weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Men and women are encouraged to attend.  It's going to be powerful!

Saturday morning, doors open at 8:30, with devotion at 8:45. Five inspirational sessions begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. they include (not in order):


  1. Pray That!: Prayer Changes Things, Philippians 4:6—Apostle Dorothy Nelson
  2. Do That!: Action Speak Louder Than Words, 1 John 3:16-18— Min. Angela Lee Price
  3. Forget That!: Worry Less; Worship More, Luke 10:41-42—Rev. La’Shonda Fletcher
  4. Say That!: Who’s Going to Speak for the Children? Protecting Our Children from Gun Violence, Ephesians 4:15 — Min. Angela Minter
  5. Stop That!: There’s A Meeting in the Ladies Room, John 15:16 & Acts 2:17—Dr. Ruth Wilson
We are delighted to have ministering in song at our luncheon, national gospel artist Cynthia Williams. She opened for Kirk Franklin and Tamla Mann two years ago at pre-Derby gospel event, Grace At the Race and has recorded with the legendary Fred Hammond. This two-day conference will motivate you to make positive change in your life, but God won't fix what you won't face.  Hurry!  Seating is limited.

Tickets are just $10.00.    A love offering will be lifted for our speakers.  Reserve seats at TheLifeConferenceSuite, or call 502-415-1001.  We hope to see you October 7th & 8th for the Fall Women's Empowerment Conference & Luncheon, Turning Over A New Leaf:  God Won't Fix What You Won't Face.

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Jesus Saves Coordinates WLOU Prayer Breakfast for Third Year

By:  Angela Lee Price



Let us continue praying for Louisville, Kentucky and other cities across the country currently experiencing increases in homicides, and gun violence. As of September 9th, Louisville has seen a record 81 murders, surpassing the 2015 count of 80 for the year.   In June in response to the sharp raise in violence, Jesus Saves Ministries partnered with WLOU 104.7 FM, Louisville's Rhythm and Gospel station to host the "Silence the Violence, Increase the Peace" Summerfest Prayer Breakfast at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage.  This is our third year serving as coordinating ministry for the breakfast.  The kick-off event for Summerfest 2016, WLOU’s outdoor, family gospel festival in Chickasaw Park, drew approximately 400 in attendance on Friday, June 17th.  Speakers included, Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police Department Chief Steve Conrad, Congressman John Yarmuth, State Senator Gerald Neal, activist Neal Robertson, and Council woman Cheri Bryant Hamilton.  WAVE-3 News anchor Dawne Gee served as emcee.  Apostle Dorothy Nelson, New Destiny of Faith Church, and Dr. Ruth Wilson, Shekinah Glory Ministry served as prayer leaders.  Jason Clayborn and the Team were our musical guest.


Mayor Greg Fischer stated that we must continue the spirit of goodwill that existed in the city during the week of the Muhammad Ali observances and memorial service.  Senator Neal stated that some state gun laws currently tie hands of local officials, looking at new measures to keep guns out of hand of criminals.

Chief Steve Conrad, who put statistics to number of homicides this year, with a disproportionate percentage involving young adults under 25. Community must pray and participate with law enforcement to turn around sharp escalation in gun violence. 

Dawne Gee stated we must begin to love one another, give people the benefit of the doubt because we don't always know what's going on with them. She ended by saying, "I don't look like what I've been through!"


The keynote speaker, Dr. F. Bruce Williams preached a powerful sermon from the Scripture, "Blessed are the peacemakers because they shall be called the sons of God," Matthew 5:9. Peacekeepers separate opposing factions without resolving the underlying conflict. Peacemakers build bridges, and bring justice into equation to resolve conflict. Real peace comes from God. To obtain peace of God, one must have peace with God through Jesus Christ, our peacemaker. Peace making is hard work, but blessed work.





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