Monthly Archives: November 2012

“Isn’t this my church? Isn’t this where we’re supposed to talk about our problems?” – Rudy Josephs

Inspiration can come from anywhere – even a rerelease of a popular 80’s musical. I have been fortunate enough to be able to co-teach lessons to the teen ministry at my church. When teaching the teens, I try to incorporate relevant movies, books or news to entice and grab their attention. While working on Wednesday’s […]

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Marking this Advent

It’s a cool afternoon, and I am enjoying time with family in the Smokey Mountains.  Since I do not have family in Louisville, this is extra special to me.  The silly banter between my nephew and his father or my sister’s laugh are such sweet moments.  This time of year is extra special for such […]

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Good morning everyone! Today is a day where we all reflect on the who’s and what’s we are thankful for. God has, in the past week, reminded me just how far He has brought me and I wanted to share my own thankful heart with those of you. I hope He opens your eyes much […]

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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is upon us!  I always start out my thankful list with Jesus and the times He has made His presence known to me.  My husband was involved in a heavy equipment accident in April. The last seven months have been an emotional roller coaster for our family. However, God’s presence has been so strong during this season, we are thankful to Him for showing […]

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Ministry Partnerships

It’s a pleasant Sunday afternoon, and I am sitting at the computer with Heather Davis, training her to become one of our newest crosseyedliving bloggers.  Heather is one of the freshmen advisors at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY, and she also serves as the women’s ministry director at Fairview Baptist Church in Russell Springs.  […]

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Confused Yet?

Confusion is all around us! We just had a presidential election.  There was confusion of issues from both political parties during the campaigns and now that the election is over, there is confusion about how to accomplish tasks that lie ahead!  Citizens, leaders, and the country as a whole are confused about where we’re headed! Medical […]

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A Celebration!

Yesterday was a special day. My twin girls had turned 8 years old! Every birthday is a day of celebration. Schedules, home school, and laundry are postponed for such an event as this! As we were enjoying our day together, the phone rang and on the other end was a lady with a very important […]

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At the Intersection…

Have you, as a Christian, ever noticed where the enemy seems to be at work a lot?  It is at the point the lives of God’s children—the people who claim Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord—intersect.  There is often rivalry or conceit and interest in one’s self.  Paul warns us against these things in Philippians 2:3-4, ESV. A lot can […]

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Annual Meeting

Are you a woman in ministry? Planning on attending the Annual Meeting in Lexington?  Complete the contact card in your conference bag and return it to the Church Consulting and Revitalization Exhibit area. ~Shelly Johns

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God Remains the Same

   Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever  Hebrews 13:8 Our lives can go along with things seemingly perfect…..we are soaring high on the mountaintop of life.  We seem to have no cares…all is right with the world. Then suddenly with a phone call, an email, a medical report, or some other form […]

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