Category Archives: Aside

Side notes from Shelly Johns.

To Our Newbies!

 Hello! Every now and then I like to welcome our new readers.  So, if this is your first time to the women’s ministry blog, I say, “welcome newbies.” 

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Listening

 Growing up, one of the most popular phrases used was, “daddy (or mommy) I didn’t hear you.”  I was either distracted by play time, TV, or just caught up in the moment of childhood freedom.  (Between you and me…sometimes I heard him or her and just pretended otherwise.) Years later, I am learning that as […]

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To the King of Glory

  Ladies, “the grace of our Lord was poured out on (us) abundantly, along with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus” (1 Timothy 1:14).  Let’s remember this in the upcoming days leading to Resurrection Day.  Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible the only God, be honor and glory for ever and […]

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My prayer for you

 Hello friends!  Thank you for joining us again.  Here is my prayer for you this week: “May you experience God’s presence in a fresh and powerful way.  As you meditate on His Word, talk to and listen to Him, and look for ways to share Him, I ask that He renew the faith of one who […]

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10 things not to do during worship

  Hello ladies.  As I sit to “pen” my thoughts, for some reason, I am thinking about worship this morning.  It was awesome!  God’s presence was felt, and I was moved to another realm in my spirit, as I got lost in the music.  Then it happened…the pop pop pop of someone’s gum.  Maybe it […]

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Month of March

 Hello ladies.  It’s March and spring is just around the corner.  (If you are like many of my friends, you are wondering which corner so that you can go meet it!) March has been slated as Women’s History month in which contributions of women to events in history are highlighted.  This has caused me to […]

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The “Every Day Thing”

 Hello ladies!  I hope that your Valentine’s weekend was spectacular.  If it wasn’t…well, as someone said, “it’s over! Now it’s on with the next thing.” As you consider the “next thing,” I trust that you will allow the Holy Spirit to direct your steps.  Let’s take in the moments, not rushing through life, to build […]

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 Thank you for joining us again.  It is always a pleasure to have you blog with us.  May your week be filled with touches of God’s love, reminders of how important you are in His plans, and the awesome privilege of serving Him through touches you give as you go. Remember, it’s all about Jesus […]

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Kentucky Evangelism Conference: women’s emphasis

 Hello ladies!  I’m excited about Kentucky-wide events.  God is providing various opportunties for us to come together.  Please take a look at the calendar in the left-hand side bar for details. As you make plans, I invite you to attend Kentucky Evangelism Conference, which will be held at Porter Memorial Baptist Church in Lexington, KY, […]

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New to the blog?

 Hello!  Last week I offered information regarding responding to a post or “commenting” on a post that you have read here. I left out one important detail:  you will need to register, creating a password, before you can comment.  In addition to commenting privileges, if you register, each time a new post is added, you […]

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