Category Archives: Women’s Ministry

Choose to Celebrate

Today is my 40th birthday.  Let me be honest: I’ve thought a lot about this day and the number 40. I know women who’ve stressed out and flipped out over turning 40 years old.  I’ve seen women go through their midlife crisis by purchasing sports cars and a younger, hipper wardrobe.  But as I think […]

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What Can I Pray For?

The adoption process has been just like I imagined…in only one way: we are waiting for a baby.  Other than that, the paperwork grew beyond my expectations quickly in extent and content, the support and encouragement from friends, family, and even strangers has exceeded our imaginations, and the emotions and prayers my husband and I […]

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Is God Good ALL The Time?

I recently received some good news from our doctor about our current pregnancy that was quite the opposite of what the doctor had told us just 2 weeks prior.  The news clearly revealed God’s hand in performing a miraculous work.  Even the doctor was scratching his head at the findings. Because we are sharing our […]

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Serving Well

I Peter 4:10 “God has given each of you a gift from His great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” We glorify God when we use our spiritual giftedness in serving others. If you are new to women’s ministry or are struggling to find your niche, I want to encourage […]

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God Created Community

As women, we often feel alone.  We grow weary, frazzled, and frustrated, thinking that no one will understand or care to help carry our burdens.  All too often we believe those lies brought on by self-doubt.  Yet, God showed his love for us by creating community.   As a woman, I have found hope and […]

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Who is God?

In my small group today we were talking about different attributes of God.  How do I see God and who is He to me?  In the Old Testament, the Israelites only referred to God by his characteristics… Yaweh-Lord Jehovah Jireh-Provider Elohim-Creator ….And so many more. Our group mentioned traits like God is love, just, faithful, […]

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A Double Blessing

On Mother’s Day, our family was excited to announce to our church family that we were being obedient to God’s calling on our life as we moved to bring a baby home through adoption. The support we received from everyone humbled us but gave us strength in our new journey. The very next day, I […]

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All of the If’s, And’s, and Then’s

Nehemiah 1:1-11 It was late autumn; Nehemiah was at the fortress of Susa. His brother Hanani along with some others came to visit him. They had just come from Judah so Nehemiah asked them how things were going in Jerusalem. They said to him, “Things are not going well for those who returned to the […]

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Giving Glory to God

Glory, Glory, Hallelujah! Think of a time when something great has happened, or you’ve accomplished an impossible task. Did you pat your back and say, “Go me! I just did this great thing! I did it all by myself!”? I have done this more times than I can count. I love to take the credit […]

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Tell Them to Duck!

When I told my preacher husband that I thought I’d write a short blog with Pastor’s Wives in mind, this was what he said: “Tell them to duck, because the bullets are coming.” And after the laughter stopped, I knew he was right. We’ve had plenty of bullets of all different kinds fired at us […]

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