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August Newsletter: Trust God's Timing... September 03 2017

    Our August Newsletter Happy August from God-Driven-Designs! We hope you're enjoying your summer. It's going so fast! For beach-goers and those with pools, check out our summer safety tips and ways to beat the heat. We're continuing our summer series, Happy, Healthy, Healed and using August to focus on relationships and rejuvenating your mood. Whatever you're going through, you're coming out better... In this month's issue we cover: Our August...

July Newsletter: Staying in God's Shadow... July 15 2017

Our July Newsletter Happy July and Happy Fourth of July from God-Driven-Designs! We hope you're enjoying your summer. Be sure to check our summer safety tips when you have a moment. We're celebrating our summer series, Happy, Healthy, Healed. It's packed with helpful tips, fun and informative videos, ways to uplift your mood, steps on taking caution with negative people, and so much more! In this month's issue we cover: Our July Message: Staying in God's Shadow;...

Happy, Healthy, Healed: Having All That God Wants For You... June 30 2017

This summer we're focusing on a new series, Happy, Healthy, Healed. Whether you've gone through severe hurt or heartache, this series can help you. For our Happy, Healthy, Healed series, we've used different themes to help bring positive change into your atmosphere. There are healing messages from Bishop TD Jakes, Joel Osteen, and Rebekah Lyons, fun food recipes like frozen yogurt or shrimp tostadas, and great stories like Recognizing Narcissists and...

Healed... June 30 2017

 In our healed segment, we're focusing on various ways that you can deal with your emotions so you can walk in love and forgiveness and heal from negative emotional soul ties. Take a look at the Recognizing Narcissists article below if you're dealing with difficult people you cannot understand who may try to undermine your confidence and focus. We also have the Draining Bunch who might be trying to sap...

Recognizing Evil Spirits: Why and How You Should Walk Away... June 30 2017

  I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war. Psalm 120:7  Who is whispering in you ear or trying to intimidate you? Bullies, narcissists, liars, naysayers, or mockers? They may try to get you to confide your secrets to them and then use them against you. Let's expose the truth: Your future is blessed and you don't need anyone in your ear but Jesus, but you...

Healthy... June 30 2017

Disclaimer: The ideas shared are only tips, pointers, and ideas. Please consult with a physician prior to the exercises, the use of ginger, apple cider vinegar, and the Feng Fu tips as these have specific guidelines for those with pre-existing medical conditions. We will not be held liable for any injuries or accidents as a result of misinformation, errors, improper handling, or treatment with respect to the following tips or...

Happy... June 29 2017

  I have to admit, I laughed when I first looked up "uplifting your mood" online. I had prayed about our "Happy" message and the Holy Spirit said He wanted me to write on "uplifting your mood," so I Googled it, and there in front of me was an ad for an AirWick. The message behind it was that scenting your air could be a mood changer. While I laughed,...

Recognizing Narcissists and Taking Your Life Back June 26 2017

  If you've dealt with a narcissist, chances are you may still be trying to heal from them. You may also be someone who doesn't know that the person wreaking havoc in their lives is a narcissist. With so much great information online about narcissists and help so you can recover and heal from them, these articles will give you: Tips, pointers, and questions to ask to determine if you're...

Jayson Tatum: A Story of Hope... June 25 2017

An inspiring story about a never give-up spirit. This young man is destined for greatness, and it started with a single mom who fought poverty to help ensure she and her son could have a better life. Read their inspiring story here below...        Story shared courtesy Bleacher Report: 'Built for Basketball': Jayson Tatum Was Born and Raised to Be an NBA Star Reid Forgrave June 19, 2017  ...

Deals and Savings... June 21 2017

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Who's Stealing Your Peace? June 20 2017

  I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war. Psalm 120:7 Your crazy ex, that psycho coworker, the narcissist who plays games with you and pretends its you with the problem, your Jekyll and Hyde loved one. It's like an episode of the Brady Bunch, but in this case it's the Draining Bunch. Who's stealing your peace?  It happens every day and to a lot of...

50 Clever Ways to Beat the Heat & Summer Safety Tips June 19 2017

    Worried about a potential heat wave? Not anymore. Take advantage of these 50 great ways to stay cool whether you're in the shade or working outdoors and be sure to share them with anyone working outdoors or anyone with pets... *We've also included a few summer safety tips below.   Summer Safety Tips Barbecue Brush Bristle Safety: You might not know it, but you should throw out your bristle...

Best LOL When You Need a Good Laugh... June 19 2017

  From Tim Hawkins to goofy pets, laughter doeth good like medicine. For your daily dose, check out these funny babies and LOL clips! This page is updated, so check back for more awesome silliness! Buckle up. We're going in...     Just pray...   Oh that new technology...   For the funniest LOL, check out the 7 guiltiest dogs ever... Never, have we ever seen a dog shake his...

Something Big is Coming Your Way - Our Father's Day Message... June 12 2017

I was posting this message for Father's Day when I heard the Holy Spirit say to turn on Joel Osteen. As I listened in, I was so happy to hear it mirrored the message I posted online for Father's Day. I smiled thanking God for confirmation! Pastor Joel's message was for fathers, but also a reminder to those who are without their fathers to stay encouraged. David was rejected and...

Bloom Where You Are Planted... June 10 2017

  Bloom where you are planted... There were days I hated going into work at my old job. People were rude and complained all the time. They yelled and screamed and made it a hostile environment. But then a strange thing happened. I watched a message about being the light in a dark place and it changed my thinking: If you walk into an environment and you can't see the...

Trouble is Transportation... June 10 2017

  There's a story in The American Entomologist about the grasshoppers that were found in a country not native to them. Researchers found that the grasshoppers would soar on the winds that would eventually carry them to their new destination. That's why it helps to see your problem or, trouble, as transportation...   Let's face it. No one wants a test or trial because it can be uncomfortable, but guess...

Events and Concerts June 10 2017

  For great concerts and upcoming Christian and faith-based events, check out K-Love's Event Calendar here...       Encounter Feb 1 - 3, 2018 with Jesus Culture and Rebekah Lyons...   Jeremy Camp I Will Follow Tour   Night of Hope with Pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen   For details on the Night of Hope dates with Pastors Joel and Victoria Osteen, click here...

Movies in Theaters and Coming Soon June 09 2017

Movies in Theaters or Coming Soon...     June 2017Beautifully Broken After fleeing his homeland to escape the ethnic genocide that killed his mother, a Rwandan man finds new hope in America, where he meets a Tennessee family facing trials of their own. Together they learn the key to finding peace might just be in forgiving those who caused their pain. (IMDB Summary). To see more information on Beautifully Broken, click...

From Homemade to High-Tech: Great Gifts for Dads... June 07 2017

Tie? Home Depot gift card? These are all great Father's Day gifts, but they'll be forgotten by this time next year. This year, get creative with your family and make a personalized gift that Dad will adore. (But let's be realistic -- we want easy gifts that won't end up in the garage in that stack marked "stuff".)Here are 8 suggestions for all kinds of fathers.1. For the Well-Dressed Dad...

What's About to Happen and What You Need to Know... June 06 2017

We originally posted this message on October 1, 2016, based on a dream I had on September 27, 2016. We're repeating the message here. The details describe a dream I had about an earthquake coming to New York. Whether it's an actual earthquake or the shaking from God's coming judgment, I cannot say, but I will repost the dream and message as I had it...   REPOST: Must Read and...

Need a Word? June 04 2017

We've included a few healing messages from ministers and powerful speakers to help encourage and strengthen you. Learn how to heal from past hurts and pain so you can move forward confidently and not give up.      Going through a big trial? Remember that if God allowed it, it might be that your trouble is going to propel you right into your blessing. What the devil means for harm,...

Top 25 Gifts Not to Get Dad for Father's Day... June 03 2017

  Love Tim Hawkins or memes? Then you'll love these gifts not to get dad. From the Potty Putty Buddy to Talking TP, if you want your lawn mowed this year, and you don't want your grilled steaks burnt like jerky, never buy these gifts for Father's Day...     The Ear Wax Remover and Ear Hair Shaver...Not sure why Dad doesn't just read the instructions. He keeps waving it...

June Newsletter: Follow His Footsteps... June 01 2017

Our June Newsletter Happy June and Happy Father's Day from God-Driven-Designs! Aside from Father's Day, we're celebrating summer at the end of the month and we pray traveling grace and mercies as people take their summer breaks and vacations.  We rebuke the demons of sudden demonic attacks. In this month's issue we cover: Our June Message: Follow His Footsteps; Our June Prayer; Pentecost Sunday Video with Joel Scriptures Music Moments: Bonafide Praisers: This...

Fill It: From Detox Drinks to Cool Summer Smoothies, Just Say "Yum!" May 27 2017

Looking for a tasty treat that can help curb your appetite and cause you to lose those stubborn pounds? Drink water. From detox teas to fruit infused water, we've put together the best shakes, smoothies and mixes so you can get your summer on in style! The body is a temple. Fill yours with healthy... Start with water: Whether you’re trying to lose weight or you simply want to look...

Memorial Day: A Day of Remembrance... May 22 2017

    Memorial Day - A Time To Remember What do you think of when you hear that Memorial Day is right around the corner - the start of summer vacation, a day off from work, backyard barbecues, or sales at your favorite stores? In some ways, Memorial Day can be overlooked because, in a busy world, we see it as just another holiday or day off; however, Memorial Day...

May Mother's Day Newsletter Special: Don't Give Up. The Lord Delivers Us... May 14 2017

  Our May Newsletter Happy May and Happy Mother's Day from God-Driven-Designs! Aside from Mother's Day in May, we're celebrating Global Outreach Day which is May 27th so we encourage you to share God's good news and witness to someone.    In this month's issue we cover: Our May Message: When You're Ready to Give Up, Don't Quit; The Lord Delivers Us and Our May Prayer; Scars to Your Beautiful; Only a Test...

Happy Easter / Resurrection Sunday... April 16 2017

Holy Week For Holy Week, we're focusing our attention on Resurrection Sunday and the importance of honoring Christ. You can still shop in our store in the interim, view Our Blog, and we'll have our regular ads back up after Resurrection Sunday. This week, let's spend a little extra time in prayer, consecrating ourselves, fasting and praying to God. Churches are open all week and most churches have a Good Friday service and...

April Newsletter: Be Confident in God... April 01 2017

   Our April Newsletter Happy April and Happy Easter / Resurrection Sunday, from God-Driven-Designs! God is preparing a window and this is an exciting time to see all that God does in this Year of Jubilee. Don't go by what it looks like. Cancel the devil's assignment, speak what you need into the atmosphere, look for the window God provides, and trust God's timing. Remember Jesus said, "Whatsoever you desire when you pray,...

March Newsletter... March 01 2017

  OUR MARCH NEWSLETTER MESSAGE:  Rejuvenate Me... My mom was the one who told me the story and it was so embarrassing. Our hearts ached for this young girl. My mom was at a "family-style" bingo event and there was a young African American girl who had been very kind to my mother. She was calling out the bingo numbers one-by-one. Out of the blue, instead of someone saying jubilantly,...

February Newsletter... February 15 2017

Fighting. Riots. Rumors of Wars. The devil is saying, “Be afraid. Be very afraid,” but Jesus came that we might have life and have it more abundantly. Read how to have no fear in the end times. 1 Corinthians 2:9-12: But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. But God hath...

February Newsletter: Have a Heart for God February 01 2017

  Happy February and Happy Valentine's Day from God-Driven-Designs! It's time for hearts, a little Super Bowl fun and having a heart for God! We're turning our attention this month to love and ways to reach stay humble and love and serve others!     In this month's issue we cover:   Our February Message: Have a Heart for God, Humbling Ourselves, Our Comforter is Coming, Find a Prayer Partner -...

No Fear January 29 2017

Fighting. Riots. Rumors of Wars.The devil is saying, “Be afraid. Be very afraid,” but Jesus came that we might have life and have it more abundantly. Read how to have no fear in the end times. It seems like every time you turn on the news, there’s a new riot, a new march, a new attack against an innocent person. If you were hooked up to an EKG, you could...

No Fear January 29 2017

NO FEAR Fighting. Riots. Rumors of Wars.The devil is saying, “Be afraid. Be very afraid,” but Jesus came that we might have life and have it more abundantly. Read how to have no fear in the end times. It seems like every time you turn on the news, there’s a new riot, a new march, a new attack against an innocent person. If you were hooked up to an EKG,...

How to Have a SUPER Super Bowl... January 25 2017

Are you ready for some football? Yup, it's that time of year again and with Super Bowl 51 taking place in Houston, TX on February 5th between the Patriots and the Falcons now is the perfect time to start planning for the big game. Whether you're having a church party and showing the game on your big screen TV or you're planning a tailgate party, use these fun ideas to...

Resurrection Sunday Easter Sunday Event February 11 2016

Resurrection Sunday Easter Church Event The image above is one of two Resurrection Sunday Easter baskets that we did... The Prayer Card front is shown above... The Prayer Card back is shown above... The image above is the Welcome Card front... The image above is the Welcome Card back... The image above shows the Church Business Card... The image above is one of the church magnets...  

Birthday Celebration (Formal Event) February 10 2016

Surprise Birthday Celebration (Formal Event) The image above shows items from a birthday celebration. The image above is the RSVP card. The image above shows the banner for the event. The image above shows the envelope seals. The image above shows the invitation envelopes.   The image above is the invitation front. The image above is the invitation back. The image above is the key chain back. The image above...

Women N2 Worship Event February 10 2016

WomenN2Worship (WN2W) Women's Ministry Conference Event, August 2014 "They are wonderful products, bright, colorful. Your event table was beautiful, and the gift bags are adorable." H. J., CEO and Owner  

Happy, Healthy, Healed February 10 2016

 Happy, Healthy, Healed God-Driven-Designs Event for Sister to Sister, Int'l. We've included a few sample items and photos from the event below... The image above is the prayer card for the event... The image above is the back of the women's card... The image above was for the women's magnets... For this event we did 2 magnets to mix up the color scheme... The image above was for the kids...

TOP Men's Minstry Event February 10 2016

The image above was for the key chain information... The image above was for the gift bag labels... The image above was for the seed cards... The image above is for the men's prayer cards... The image above is the back of the men's ministry prayer cards... The image above shows the cards and key chains. We didn't do the brochure that's shown in black and white. The sign for...

FAQ August 31 2015

 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS     1. Can God-Driven-help me with the planning of my entire event? Yes! We can help in planning all aspects of your event from concept to completion to ensure outstanding success.   2. Does God-Driven-Designs only specialize in corporate meetings and events? We handle a variety of events for our clients such as meetings, corporate events, retreats, conventions, trade shows, revivals, website designs, party planning and ministry related...

Can Counseling and Outsiders Help with a Rocky Marriage? August 21 2015

I always end up finding the reality TV shows that make you want to yell at the screen! This time it's 7 Year Switch. It's a combination "Starting Over" and "Marriage Boot Camp." It's a really fun show where 4 couples come together and swap partners for a couple of weeks. There's no sex, no petting, nothing close to that - thank God there's still some clean TV left, because...

If You're Eating Vegan, Fresh and Gluten Free, Shouldn't You Feed Them the Same? August 21 2015

We do it everyday. We eat healthy and fresh. We juice and we fast. We cut down on sugar and salt, and we stay away from processed, frozen and canned foods because we know how bad they are - so why are we giving this to the homeless or food pantries? Use these tips to help redirect how you donate and ways to help others with stomach problems, gluten issues...

About Us... August 21 2015

About the Owner I started GOD-DRIVEN-DESIGNS in 2006. I would go into churches all the time to pray about what I needed and my problems on the job, etc., but what I found was that in the local Catholic church I frequented - because it was across the street from my apartment, once the masses ended, there were people left sitting in the dark. No one counseled them or prayed with them, so...

Making Mistakes? That's okay. We crawl before we walk... August 16 2015

Crawling before you walk is okay. It's supposed to be. That's how we learn, so making mistakes is nothing to be embarrassed about. People make mistakes everyday. That's part of life and growing. God forgives us right away but people can hold grudges forever or remind us of every mistake and flaw. Stand up and learn from the experience. Learn and continue to grow... I remember once, a co-worker set...

I Corinthians 10:13 God will never let you be pushed beyond your limit. August 12 2015

When you go through these severe testing and trials, it's okay to ask God for help. Ask Him to reveal the window and clearly show you the way out. He will because He's right there with you. Just ask... Listen for God's voice... One winter I was going through a big test at work where all my enemies were attacking me at once and I was being pulled in so...

August Deals: Free Movies, School Savings, Free Shipping, Cheap Flights and More! August 01 2015

Check out these top deals to help you add a little savings into your wallet and discover hidden values wherever your feet may tread: Movies: Epix is playing free movies for the month of August. From 8/1 to 8/31 you can watch free movies from their channel, or if you have a Roku, Wii or Sling service, look for the Epix icon and enjoy old favorites and new hits! Hint:...

Sharing Top Tips on Summer Storm and Disaster Preparedness July 26 2015

  I was writing a financial content article on AT&T and came across this great Storm Disaster Preparedness Checklist for AT&T's Navigator app. The checklist has a lot of tips and pointers. Share it with friends and family, and keep the Midwest in prayer with the severe storms and flooding they are going through... Consumers and businesses should have a plan in place. When preparing for an evacuation or shelter-in-place,...

5 Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence...and Keep Bullies at Bay... July 22 2015

While we may be fueled up on the weekends, sometimes when we get to work on Monday it becomes a different story. We face the cliques that dump work on us and walk away, or we're at school and bullies pick up with the taunting where they left off on Friday. It may even be that bratty relative who tries to pull you down every chance they get. What do...