Steadfast Love

O My Strength, the God who shows me steadfast love . . .     “O my Strength, I will watch for you, for you O God, are my fortress. . .     But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love     in the morning, for you have been to me a fortress and a refuge     in the day of my distress.  O my Strength, I will sing praises to you, for     you, {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

How to Begin A New Day

Want to know how to begin a new day? Begin by praying the Word… “ . . . Asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.  May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

Be Strong in the Lord and in the Power of His Might

 “My brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.”   Ephesians 6:10 Gracious Heavenly Father, as this new day unfolds, I willing place my faith in You.  I know trusting You brings godly confidence which empowers me to live as You intend.  I can do nothing on my own, the strength comes only from Jesus.  Help me to meditate on this verse today, to draw near in prayer, and to focus on the Truth.  I ask for a discerning heart and {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

God Our Strength

A Joyful Shout . . . . “Sing aloud to God our strength; make a joyful shout to the God of Jacob.   Raise a song and strike the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the lute.”  – Psalm 81:1-2 NKJV  To God our strength! “Heavenly Father, how thankful I am that You know every facet of my life.   As this new year unfolds I want to sing a new song unto the Lord.  Would you put a new song {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

Biblical Ways to Offer Kindness

    “Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance.” Romans 2:4 Thy loving kindness is better than life, Thy loving kindness is better than life. My lips shall praise Thee, thus will I bless thee. I will lift up my hands unto Thy name. Hymn by John P. Kee based upon Psalm 63:3 This is what our Gracious Heavenly Father wants {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

In His Presence #23: A Diet of Your Word

“Your words were found, and I ate them, and Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.”     Jeremiah 15:16 NASB Read Psalm 119.                                                                                                                            Prayer: Gracious Heavenly Father, a healthy life comes when I have a consistent and steady diet of Your Word.  This is where I find my nourishment to sustain me throughout the day. Give me creative ways to {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

In His Presence #11: Overcoming in His Power

“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God,  which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”                                                                                                                                      Romans 12:1, 2 Heavenly Father, as I face this new day, before my feet ever touched the floor, there {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

Sword of the Spirit

The Sword of the Spirit . . .   For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.  Hebrews 4: 12 . . . which is the word of God. Scripture Passage for this week:  Ephesians 6:10-20 Gracious Heavenly Father, It is Your words not mine which {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

True Hope and Change

The Republican and Democratic conventions have come to a conclusion.  Party platforms have been discussed and voted upon.  News commentators have given their opinions and interviews.  The days are counting down to perhaps one of the most important elections in America’s history.  Will the citizens of America stand upon the foundation of God, His Word, and the Constitution, or will the citizens of America chose to stand upon this foundation–the government? The fact is this: there has been a steady {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.

A Great Privilege

  “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.  Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.”  James 4:8 NASB Prayer: Gracious Heavenly Father, sometimes life can be so overwhelming.  There are days when life leaves me doubting and discouraged.  Yet, Your Word tells me that I am to draw near to You, which means to pursue an intimate love relationship with You and this is done by being in Your Word.  You never {Read More}

About Laura Leathers

Laura is a wife, mother, and grandmother. She is the founder of Tea Time Treasures, a ministry promoting Biblical Hospitality (www.teatimetreasures.net). Currently she is employed as an administrative assistant within a detention center—ministry in the marketplace. Laura received her Women's Ministry Certificate Advanced Degree from New Orleans Theological Seminary. She is a graduate of Speak Up with Confidence Seminars (Basic and Advanced) and CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speaker Services). Over the years she has served as a Bible teacher, conference speaker and a free-lance writer.