Spotlight On Our Community

Welcome to the LifeSongs Spotlight on our Community, brought to you by Therapon Institute, a program designed to train and certify Christian counselors. For more information about the Therapon Institute, visit or call 504-328-2249. We thank Therapon Institute for supporting this ministry. This week’s LifeSongs Spotlight on the Community will highlight events in New Orleans, LaCombe, Thibodaux, Slidell and Baton Rouge!


1: Are you a woman that feels like she is just spinning her wheels? That no matter what you do, you can’t get it all together? Now is the time to DARE TO BELIEVE that God is enough! Join women just like you Friday and Saturday, September 26th-27th at Journey Fellowship Church in LaCombe for this year’s “Total Woman U” conference — Large Group sessions, smaller breakout sessions, Music, Gifts, Prizes, great food, and lots of fun! Registration is required and ends September 19th.  Tickets start at $45. For tickets and more information, visit Spend the weekend with us being blessed by powerful worship and encouraged by inspiring speakers. Meaningful messages with practical application will remind you that at all times, in all ways, and in all things, GOD IS ENOUGH!  You will leave feeling empowered and equipped to become all God created you to be! Dare to Believe: God is enough! LifeSongs thanks Total Woman U. For more information, click HERE.

2: LifeSongs thanks Red Mountain Entertainment. Coming to the Baton Rouge River Center, Monday, September 8th is Need to Breathe on their “Rivers in the Wasteland Tour” Special guests include “The Oh Hellos”. Need to Breathe– Monday, September 8th at the Baton Rouge River Center. More at LifeSongs thanks Red Mountain Entertainment for their support.

3: The Compassionate Friends of the Northshore will be meeting on Wednesday, September 10th at 7 pm at Slidell High School Library. The Compassionate Friends of the Northshore Provide Grief Support After the Death of a Child. Simon Stephens, founder of The Compassionate Friend says, “The Compassionate Friend is about transforming the pain of grief into the elixir of hope. It takes people out of the isolation society imposes on the bereaved and lets them express their grief naturally. With the shedding of tears, healing comes. And the newly bereaved get to see people who have survived and are learning to live and love again.” For more information about The Compassionate Friends meeting on Wednesday, September 19th, please call Donna at (985) 285-0321.

4: Are you looking for ways to improve your marriage biblically? Are you newly engaged, and wish to build your marriage on a biblical foundation? House of Prayer in Thibodaux is hosting a marriage conference this fall that is just for you and your spouse! “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage” Conference will focus on God’s principles for a successful marriage during a two-day conference of guided and interactive sessions. Each session will be informative and entertaining, all while bringing hope and positive change to marriages! Registration begins September 7th through October 5th and is $75 per couple. The “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage” conference will be held Friday, October 17th from 6:30pm until 9:30pm and Saturday, October 18th from 9am until 12:30 pm, with childcare and a luncheon provided on the 18th. For more information, call House of Prayer at 985-446-2620 or visit LifeSongs Thanks House of Prayer for their support.

5: Did you know that there are over 4000 foster care children in Louisiana on any given day? As victims of abuse and neglect, these children are removed from their homes through no fault of their own. In Louisiana, there has been a recent decline in the number of foster families stepping forward to care for these children. Without an influx of families, social workers will struggle to find suitable homes for local children in need. That’s why Crossroads NOLA is working to mobilize the local faith community. Crossroads NOLA is a faith-based nonprofit that wants to see local children in crisis find a safe, loving family. For more information about how you can change the life of a local child through foster care, please join Crossroads NOLA for their next informational meeting at First Baptist New Orleans on Tuesday, September 23 at 6pm. To register and learn more, find Crossroads NOLA on facebook or visit their website – LifeSongs thanks Crossroads NOLA.


We’d like to thank Therapon Institute, a program that trains and certifies Christian counselors for their generous support. The Therapon Institute’s mission is to help elevate the dignity of Biblical counseling by providing quality education that will enable the professional and Christian paraprofessional counselors with creditable certification. We’d like to thank Therapon Institute at for their support. We’d also like to thank you for listening as we turn the spotlight on our community.  If you’d like to shed some light on your church or ministry, give us a call at 504-816-8000.


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