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.



I Saw God in a Smashed Banana

This picture is hard to see, so allow me to explain it... Our church hosted Vacation Bible School this week. Each morning, we began with a Wake-Up/Worship Rally. One morning, Pastor Steven called four kids up on stage to peel... Continue Reading →


"But". This is my most favorite word in the Bible. Really. Crazy, I know, but this word does amazing things. You see, there can be so much "junk" found before this word, but (see what I did there?) when you... Continue Reading →

Check Out Your Wardrobe!

When you are a follower of Jesus, your wardrobe is quite different than that of others whom do not choose to follow Jesus. You see, as a Jesus-follower, you have two additional wardrobe pieces: strength and dignity. "Strength and dignity... Continue Reading →

You’re Beautiful! Yes, You!

I just wanted to drop a quick note to let you know that you are beautiful. You're made just the way that God wanted you. You are fearfully and wonderfully made. "But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We... Continue Reading →

Even Anointed Kings Wait in Fields

Are you finding yourself in a season where you are waiting? Are you seeking God's direction, but haven't yet discerned what that is? Are you earnestly seeking after something, praying to God about it, but you haven't received an answer... Continue Reading →

Sweat & Sisters

There's nothing like a good workout to release stress on the body. I recently encountered a new term for sweat & I love it is: “I'm not sweating, that's my body crying.” Isn't that great?! I love workouts that... Continue Reading →

3 Words

I'm been meditating on 3 words since last week & I'm still not ready to let them go. Okay, get ready, here they are: This is he.                   (from 1 Samuel 16:12)... 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 →

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