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Susan Niswonger

I am a Home Missions Pastor's wife. I have been married to the most wonderful, Godly man in the world for 33 years. We have 2 sons, 2 grandson and 3 granddaughters. 42 years ago, at the age of 9, I was baptized in Jesus Name and received the Holy Ghost. It gets better every day.

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Born To Serve The Lord

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Tim Tebow was born Aug 14, 1987 and is the Heisman-winning quarterback for the Florida Gators.  His parents were missionaries to the Philippines when Tim was conceived.  His mother suffered a life-threatening infection while pregnant and her unborn baby suffered a severe placental abruption. Doctors recommended that his mother abort the baby to save her […]

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Connection Without Commitment

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Fox News had a report on spirituality in America.  People are hungry for a connection with God and anywhere there is a hunger, someone is waiting to feed it; for a dollar or two.  A web site called E-prayer has been created, where for 7 cents a day and you can pick a prayer that […]

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God Is Not Impressed!!!

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Do you ever find yourself trying to impress God?  If I get that promotion, buy my dream home or drive the right automobile, surely God will see how important I am!  OK, I know material things don’t impress God, but if my congregation reaches 500 or I get to sing at the Ladies Conference; after […]

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Wristbands, Ribbons And Bumper Stickers

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

It is official, all of America is aware!   Yesterday, millions of women across the United States told their friends, acquaintances, and the world the color of a particular undergarment and in the process, broadcasted the fact that there is a disease called Breast Cancer.  Now if you have survived this disease or know of someone […]

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That’s Not The God I Wanted!

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

In the midst of his sermon, last Sunday, the preacher made the statement, “They hate us because they hate God!”  As I pondered that statement, I realized that people don’t really hate God, they hate the holiness of God that reveals sin, they hate their responsibility to Him, they hate the absoluteness of the truth […]

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One Board At A Time

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

  Mackenzie and Madison are going to get a new little sister in June. In anticipation of Baby Anabel’s arrival, Maddie is relinquishing her crib and graduating to sharing a trundle bed with Mackenzie.  To make the transition a little more exciting, Holly (Mom) decided to take the opportunity to redecorate their room.  Of course, […]

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But I Don’t Want To Be Different!

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

1 Samuel 8 relates a time in Israel’s history when they had wandered from God’s plan for their life and decided they just didn’t want to be different anymore.  Verse 4 begins, “Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel unto Ramah, 5And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and […]

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God, Could You Speed Up The Perfecting?

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Once I learned how to read there was no stopping me.  The library was only a couple of blocks from our house and in the summer, my brother and I would walk to it almost every day.  I would check out a pile of books in the morning and bring them back that afternoon.  This […]

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What’s Good About The Church?

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

Recently, Steve was talking with a man who wanted to change his life.  He confessed that his attempt to change on his own wasn’t working; he could be good for a short time and then his desires would overwhelm his efforts.  Steve, of course, began to tell him that being filled with the Holy Spirit […]

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Affirmed, Approved and Validated

By Susan Niswonger / a couple of years ago

I remember the first time I heard the word, Affirmed.  We had opened a Christian bookstore in St. James, MN.  The shelves were stocked with the latest inspirational books and cds and the card rack was loaded with greeting cards for every occasion imaginable.  I began to notice that our best sellers were cards of […]

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