Small Offerings

I can tell the story now. Everybody else is dead.

Jim and I were newlyweds, living in an apartment near the medical school. We planted our lives together in a downtown church. After a few months one of the ministers called […]

By |July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Walls Fall Down

I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama during the turmoil of the late sixties and early seventies. As a young white girl I cared about injustice and racism but I didn’t know how to respond. I grew to hate anything that […]

By |July 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Girls Gone Griffith: Mostly Positive Conversations about In-laws/Insight

Camilla and Luke recently celebrated their first anniversary. They live in Charlotte, NC, where Camilla works as First 5 Coordinator for Proverbs 31 Ministries.  In today’s post, my daughter-in-law suggests a strategy for growth that can be applied to all […]

By |July 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Girls Gone Griffith: Mostly Positive Conversations About In-Laws/Tender Topics

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Durham to spend time with my lovely daughter-in-law, Eliza, and my grandson, Sam. The visit also had a practical purpose — I was there to help the family prepare for their upcoming move. […]

By |July 4th, 2016|2 Comments

Free Indeed

I was present in the courtroom when the judge set the prisoner free. He released my kind and brave friend, incarcerated for over seven months with more time to serve. Family and friends hugged one another, offering praise to God, […]

By |July 1st, 2016|1 Comment

Girls Gone Griffith: Mostly Positive Conversations about In-laws/Invitations

Jim spent an hour or six getting our stuff arranged in the back of the truck. We are leaving town so early in the morning that I am likely to be slightly irritable, but with enough coffee I’ll survive. The […]

By |June 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Laurel Joyce Griffith is a blogger, speaker, and the author of Lean Forward

Lean Forward contains powerful real life applications that are easily transferred to my own life!
Walter Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Wiregrass United Way
Lean Forward is a scripture-saturated reading that made me thirsty for more of God and His Truth. Laurel Griffith writes transparently and tenderly, and brings to the pages a compelling message of spiritual transformation and the keys to keeping company with Christ.
Billy Irving, Director of Ministry Relations, Faith Radio
In Lean Forward, Laurel Griffith masterfully weaves biblical wisdom with insightful and practical life experiences into a tapestry of truth that can be instantly applied to every reader’s life. The chapter on forgiveness alone will leave an indelible imprint that will bring great freedom and healing. Lean Forward is like a velvet-covered brick- when it hits you, it’s graciously soft, but its truth will leave a life-changing mark.
Jason Spears, Lead Pastor | Providence Church- Albany, GA