• Grace and vulnerability
    In this episode, Riberia discusses the role of grace in her life and why vulnerability is an attribute women should seek. She also talks about giving and receiving grace and how critical it is to allow God to use your flaw
  • Women of Grace: speakers series
    To that end, I'm launching "Women of Grace" a speaker series because the extension of grace God continues to be born into this world through women who fear Him, women who are to be praised.
  • She said yes!
    Last month ago, Kirk asked me to marry him, and with my heart bursting with joy, I said YES! I could say I’m happy, but that feels like the wildest understatement. My heart is filled with so much JOY. God is THE greatest! Kirk and I knew early in our courting process how important marriage […]
  • Let’s Celebrate: 5th Year Anniversary!
    Can you believe we’re celebrating the 5th year of To Be Praised Ministries this year?! 2020 has been unwieldy and challenging, but I’m thankful, despite it all, the second half of this year involves an anniversary announcement for To Be Praised! In 5 years, God has shown me so much mercy and favor as the […]
  • Sow Again
    Now is not the time to live off of old fruit, it's time to sow again. Dig deep! Get dirty! Sow again because what you sow is what you reap. When the harvest comes, you want to harvest new, healthy, edible fruit!
  • Virtual Ladies Night In
    FAITH. FRIENDS. FUN. THURSDAY, MAY 21ST @ 7:30PM. CLICK TO JOIN: meet.google.com/rsz-nbgd-mzy
  • Video Study: Pray for Your People
    These are trying times and yes we need to pray for our bodies, but let's not forget to pray for our hearts and souls.
  • Start small, finish B I G
    COVID-19 and social distancing have us all feeling a little less connected and maybe a little more on edge. Here's a quick devotional on small beginnings. Maybe quarantine is the opportunity you need to birth something new! It may be small, but with faithfulness, it'll grow.
  • Saturday’s Silence
    The glory of grace was in the air, but their broken hearts had no idea that the silence of Saturday would make room for shouts of joy at the announcement of a risen Savior on Sunday.
  • Video Study: Peace & Prayer
    In this video, we are discussing how to access prayer to enjoy peace. Peace cannot be present without the act of practicing prayer, so we must shift out of anxiety and practice prayer. Three ways to fight anxiety during uncertainty: 1. Rejoice: what’s making you happy right now? 2. Pray: what precisely are you praying […]
  • Found Empty
    This is our God. One who will allow a few hours of emptiness only to overflow our hearts with love and joy.
  • Online Study: Peace & Prayer
    In this video, we are discussing how to access prayer to enjoy peace. Peace cannot be present without the act of practicing prayer, so we must shift out of anxiety and practice prayer. Three ways to fight anxiety during uncertainty: 1. Rejoice: what’s making you happy right now? 2. Pray: what precisely are you praying […]
  • {updated} Beauty for Ashes: Collecting Memories
    “Record my misery; list my tears on your scroll — are they not in your record?” – Psalm 56:8 We collect memories of those we have loved and lost; we decorate the wall of our hearts, old photographs hang. Whispers of promises made, “I love you” phrases that were once said. The dead never really […]