MARIAN JORDAN ELLIS

Give ’em Heaven

A Tribute to my Pastor, Dr. James DeLoach Yesterday, a man precious to my heart entered heaven. Although I pause as I write those words, “entered heaven,” because they just don’t seem fitting. I stumble over this idea because my friend, pastor, and spiritual grandfather, Jim DeLoach lived each day as if he were already...
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I Know Him!

Y’all, we are just two weeks’ shy of Thanksgiving, and I’m having to stop myself from decorating my house for Christmas. The urge to drink cocoa, wear flannel PJs, and watch Hallmark movies around the clock is such a real thing. As much as I love all things Thanksgiving, I am itching to get things...
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The Redeemed Girl Story

The Redeemed Girl Story: A Passion for Jesus and the Gospel. Hey, Y’all! Marian here. I wanted to take a moment to share the Redeemed Girl story. Since this is a question I get asked ALL THE TIME, it dawned on me that many of you who follow us don’t know our history. I founded...
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Shalom

Experiencing Shalom: The Restoration Project Some people dream of winning the lottery. Not this girl, I fantasize about a clear schedule, a clean house, and space to breathe. As a mom to one busy toddler and two teenage boys, and founder of Redeemed Girl … my life is very full. Full isn’t a bad thing,...
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I Cried Out to the Lord and He Delivered Me!

I’ll never forget the day I gave birth to my daughter. For one thing, it was election day. I went to perform my civic duty, and while casting my ballot, my OBGYN called and said she wanted to induce my labor. Although my due date was still a week away, the ultrasound had shown that...
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A Vision for Sexual Purity

In a culture where microwaves are considered slow, movies are on demand, and a five-minute wait at a fast food restaurant requires a tremendous amount of patience, we tend to expect immediate gratification at every turn. Our world lives in the “now.” For most of us, putting off desires until the future goes against every...
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