Monthly Archives: February 2013

What a day!

The Women’s Luncheon was held during the State Evangelism Conference at Severns Valley Baptist Church Monday, February 25.  Chuck McAlister was the speaker, and Kris White led a workshop on pinterest ideas for outreach. The Severns Valley Women’s Ministry hosted and did a phenomenal job of portraying hospitality at every turn.  They decorated each table […]

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Our Help comes from The Lord

We are busy women, motivation these days comes in the form of datebooks, chiming clocks and deadlines. Spring is coming, along with soccer practice, tennis lessons and other outdoor activities. We are bombarded with the pressure of beating the clock and getting as much done in a day as a second will allow. Just the […]

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In Translation

Have you ever simply felt alone with seemingly no one who understands or so distraught about life and situations that suicide seemed to be the only answer? Mindy McCready’s story (and those of so many others) brought these questions to mind again. While many of us were either in church, hanging out with friends and […]

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Quotes to Live By

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John C. Maxwell “We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that he injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.” Charles Stanley “If God can bring blessing from the broken […]

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Women’s Ministry…more than brownies and Bible Study!

From a young age I’ve felt the call to minister to women of all ages.  Even as a teenager I knew that my main focus group was middle-aged women but I had NO frame of reference! I could see myself laughing and crying, listening and giving words of encouragement to women who are hurting. But […]

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The Desires of His Heart

Psalm 37:4 “Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you your heart’s desires.” In this particular verse, David is calling for us to take delight in the Lord and give all that we are to Him. As I read this I wondered, “What does that look like?” The Lord revealed it to me […]

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Rolling Out the Welcome Mat

It’s a cold, crisp Monday morning as I sit in the Panera  Bread in Lexington with Cheryl Erwin—one of our newest bloggers. This training has been a long time coming.  You see, Cheryl is a PhD student at Southern Seminary.  So we have had to work around her schedule (and mine) in order to have […]

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