Barbara Alpert

Barbara Alpert is a wife, mother and grandmother living on the West Coast of Florida. She has written books for children and adults as well as her memoir, Arise My Daughter: A Journey from Darkness to Light, a powerful testimony that helps the reader to embark on their own path to healing. She is active in her church, serves as a women's small group leader and loves coaching aspiring authors. She seeks to encourage, comfort, and edify others through God's love and His word.

Articles by Barbara Alpert

A Christian Tool Box

Take today’s next step: One of the best ways to grow in your faith is to share it. Learn how. “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man (woman) of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” (2 Timothy 3:16-17) It is astounding […] Read More >

A Christmas Acronym

Have you been following along with our series of Advent Journeys? There’s still plenty of time to join in.  Try one today. “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” – which means, ‘God with us’.” (Mathew 1:23) Christ the Lord – born in […] Read More >

A Christmas Acronym

“The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” – which means, “God with us.” (Mathew 1:23) Christ the Lord – born in Bethlehem and laid in a manger (Mathew 2:1, Luke 2:4-7) Holy Night – an angel brings good news of great joy (Luke […] Read More >

A Handful of Prayers

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” (Philippians 4:6) Recently, a pastor visited our church and spoke an awesome message on prayer. He noted that prayer is simple communication with God. Since we are in a continuous spiritual battle, it is imperative […] Read More >

A Lump of Play-Doh

Is God shaping you today? Come talk to a mentor. “Yet, O Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter, we are all the work of your hand.” (Isaiah 64:8) Several weeks ago, my grandson received the Play-Doh Fun Factory as a gift. For those not familiar with this toy, […] Read More >

A New Song

Rediscover the heart of worship with today’s free lesson: Celebrating God    “I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. […] Read More >

A Packet of Pumpkin Seeds

Have circumstances hardened your heart? Our mentors can help get you back on track. Come talk to us. “Some fell on good earth and came up with a flourish, producing a harvest exceeding his wildest dream.” (Mark 4:8, MSG) A few weeks ago, a girlfriend handed me a packet of pumpkin seeds as a token […] Read More >

A Rainbow After the Storm

Are the storms of life closing in on you today? We would love to pray for you. “I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. Whenever I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will […] Read More >

A Thorn in the Flesh

“To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power […] Read More >

All Things

Are you confused and not sure what to do or where to turn? Let us pray for you. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose. For those God foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the […] Read More >