Loved Fiercely Ministries, Carly Van Laar

God loves you so fiercely that He gives you the choice to follow Him, or not. Follow Him, trust me, you won't regret it.


November 2015

Don’t Be Stinkin’

This morning, when I applied my deodorant, I thought, you know, this is such a nice, courteous thing that we do for each other every day.  We use deodorant so other people don't smell our stink.  What a sweet gesture that... Continue Reading →

Just Turn Your Back

Then it happened when he (Saul) turned his back to leave Samuel, God changed his heart; and all those signs came about on that day.                      1 Samuel 10:9 I love... Continue Reading →

Stepping into the Meadow

I loathe writing.  Really.  I do.  In fact, when I taught 5th grade and had to prepare the students for the standardized writing test, I wanted to pat each of their heads and say, "I'm so sorry I'm making you do... Continue Reading →

Source of Strength

Originally shared 11/2/15 Many of you know that my dad had a wild ride in an ambulance last Wednesday when he was unresponsive. (Quick recap: my dad suffered a massive stroke at the age of 48 in the year 2000.... Continue Reading →

Awkward Conversations

Originally shared 10/26/15 I've always had the desire to share the Good News of Jesus with people I encounter; I just didn't know how to do it. I've read books (a favorite is Out of the Saltshaker & into the... Continue Reading →

“You Want Me to Give Away Bacon???” Follow-Up

Originally shared 10/21/15 My mother-in-law called me early this morning, which was out of the norm. Don't get me wrong, we talk on the phone, just not early on weekdays, so I figured something was wrong. I answered, "What's going... Continue Reading →

You Want Me to Give Away Bacon???

Originally shared 10/20/15 You guys will not even believe my day! Believe me, I wouldn't have believed if I didn't experience it for myself. This morning, I had some extra time before leaving (shocking, I know), so I decided to... Continue Reading →

A Text & a Steamy Shower Door

Originally shared 10/15/15 This morning I was not in a good place; my heart was heavy. Where I read in the Bible was not exactly an uplifting passage, so my quiet time in the Word did not help my heavy... Continue Reading →

Teach Adults Weekly? Gulp.

Originally shared 9/28/15 Well, guys & gals, God has been a-movin' in my life this past week! Today, I'd love to share with you just what He has been up to. On Wednesday of last week, I was asked to... Continue Reading →

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