Monthly Archives: March 2017

Even If

The Christian band, MercyMe, has a new song out called Even If. Take time today to look this song up and listen to it, TODAY! This song describes a God who is able to remove us from our pain, but even if He chooses for us to endure it for a season, He promises to […]

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Light Shines Brightest in the Darkness

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”  John 8:12 Back in the 1980s, my family was touring Mammoth Cave.  We were only a few yards inside the cavern when a lightning strike […]

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Citizenship Status

“But we are citizens of heaven, where the Lord Jesus Christ lives.  And we are eagerly waiting for him to return as our Savior.” Philippians 3:20 NLT     On the day I’m writing this, my granny took her last breaths on this earth.  Her suffering has ended and as John writes in Revelation 21-22, […]

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Is Discipleship the Culture of YOUR Women’s Ministry?

Women’s ministry can have life-changing, generational-bondage-breaking effects in your church and beyond.  If the culture of women’s ministry is one where Christian women become disciples who make disciples, the very heart of God is expressed and experienced. At least six factors need to be present in women’s ministry to make disciples who make disciples: Prayer […]

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Christian Heritage

These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.  Impress them on your children  talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Deuteronomy 6: 6-7 ….teach them to your children and to their children after them.  Deuteronomy 4; 9b […]

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The Stranger

For the last 9 months, there has been a stranger living with us.  This woman isn’t in our home all the time, but randomly shows up.  She walks in the room and bursts into tears and loses all sense of reality and perspective.   She prefers the AC set on FREEZE. This woman is me.  I […]

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That Old Coonhound, Sadie

Our family has a coonhound that we foster for our local animal shelter. Her name is Sadie, she has a strikingly shiny, sleek, rich black and red coat. She’s gorgeous to look at when the sun shines down on her back. When she wandered in, she was very malnourished and timid. It took us weeks to get […]

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Increase Volunteerism in Women’s Ministry

“Why is it so difficult to get people to volunteer?” I am asked this question consistently. Every church or situation is different, but sometimes even large churches are challenged when securing volunteers. Here are ways you can increase your volunteerism (get more people involved in ministry): 1.      Pray. Ask God to help you see what […]

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How to be a WORLD CHANGER!

Do you want to change the WORLD? Do you want to be the leader God created you to be? Together, let’s change the world, starting with ourselves. Romans 12:9-16 (NLT) ·         Help me not to pretend to love others ·         Help me to really love them ·         Help me to hate what is wrong ·         […]

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