Thanksgiving Our first year in Pasadena has come full circle since we left North Little Rock in the distant rearview mirror. The word “Ebenezer” comes to mind as it means: stone of help. In 1 Samuel 7:12, Samuel raised his stone of help to declare and remember that the Lord had helped the Israelites to […]
On July 30, Ines was given the opportunity to preach at a friend’s church – The Vine @ Own Your Faith in Stevenson Ranch, CA. She writes, “The King deserves the reward for his suffering. A part of that reward is to be a united race, class, gender, age, etc. as we take communion. It is […]
Westminster Presbyterian Church of LA Women’s Day Message – July 16, 2017 Ines Velásquez-McBryde this sweet presbyterian church has invited me twice to speak god's word • today was women's day where they celebrate women's callings & contributions to the kingdom • fun learning ab how the presbys do that! • grateful to have […]
Westminster Presbyterian Church of LA Mothers’ Day Message – May 14, 2017 Ines Velásquez-McBryde honored to have been received by the beloved & hospitable community of westminster presbyterian to speak about the faith of mary on mother's day • my many faces & hand gestures oh dear • A post shared by @inesmcbryde on […]
In February, Ines was invited to speak with three other women at Fellowship Monrovia’s monthly Women Are gathering. You can watch all four or if you want to skip to Ines’ message, it begins at 37 minutes.
The Bible I hold now in my hands is not the same Bible I brought with me cross country this past fall. The woman typing on this keyboard is not the same woman that drove across the desert gripping the wheel, pursuing a dream, knowing that she was ten feet behind, had ten feet to […]
I only had two questions to answer last week at New Community. Oh but they were charged with emotion, prayer, seeking God’s will, courage, a dash of fear, and a leap of faith. What are you doing? [What AM I doing?! I ask myself that, too!] I am moving to California with my husband Rob […]
I was walking up a shady trail in Chantry Flats, California the day after Thanksgiving, 2015. We had hiked down first and now slowly made our way back up to the car. Kids giggling and running. Grabbing sticks. Throwing rocks. Jumping. Crossing over creeks balancing on old, dead, fallen trees. Stopping to take a breath. […]