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Hope In The Desert

Mental health needs have spun violently out of control. We need help. We need a Savior. We need practical help to get ourselves and our loved ones through today AND all of our tomorrows. Every one of us is impacted by the lack of mental health care around us. We all have loved ones, friends, Read More

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One Handed Prayers

As a woman, I find myself in what I fondly call, “Analysis Paralysis” on a regular basis. I fondly call it that, but I do not fondly think of it that way. My mind plays it out like this, “On one hand, this seems really good, but on the other hand, this might be awful. Read More

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Here we grow again!

We are SOOO excited & blessed to announce the addition to our staff at Desert Streams, Sherri Stokes, LPCA. Sherri has her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Wingate University and her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.  Sherri has been approved by the state of North Carolina as a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA).  Read More

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The Power of a Mustard Seed?

I was making sandwiches a few weeks ago ( yes, this blog gets more exciting than this single event). As I was spreading whole grain mustard on bread, I was reminded of a familiar passage of scripture. I think it has become so familiar that we miss the magnitude of it. It’s found in Matthew 17:20, Read More

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The Beauty of the Broken

Imagine walking into a high-end, luxury store full of beautifully sparkly things. ( I know I have the ladies excited and the men terrified…). Imagine seeing shelves full of beautiful crystal vases. You think, “I wonder how much that one costs.” I know they say, ” if you have to ask, you can’t afford it”, Read More

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What happened to America?

Like so many of you, I am grieving for the nation I love. America has been a beacon of hope on planet Earth. Immigrants have come to America with dreams of peace, prosperity, and endless possibilities. After all, America has been the “land of the free and the home of the brave”. God has surely Read More

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How to Kill Your Grass

This weekend as David and I were working ( ok, it wasn’t like REAL work)  in the yard, I noticed something that just flat out annoyed me – weeds.  Neither of us inherited the “green thumbs” that our parents have. We finally admitted failure and decided to hire a company to help our yard have Read More

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New additions!

We are so excited to announce that we are growing again. As of September 1, 2016, Pastor Darren Adams will be joining the staff of Desert Streams Ministry! Darren has his Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling from Liberty University. He is an ordained Pastor and will continue to serve as the Associate Pastor at Benton’s Read More

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