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Seeking Friendship {Ministry Wives Edition}

Seeking Friendship {Ministry Wives Edition}

For the next few posts I’ll be answering a few ministry related questions I’ve received over the last few months. Hopefully, by reading someone else’s perspective, it’ll help you make sense of your situation. I know every ministry situation is different and has its own […]

The Grace Table

The Grace Table

Today I want to talk about one of my favorite topics, hospitality, and the concept of stewarding our homes as grace-giving spaces where others find favor and kindness under our roof (or in our presence) whether they deserve it or not. I want us to […]

How to Go From Pleasant to Bitter In A Decade

How to Go From Pleasant to Bitter In A Decade

We all want to age gracefully, but that doesn’t just happen. In fact, in a decades time, we can go from sweet to bitter or vice versa. And although beauty is only skin deep, bitterness of soul goes straight to the bone and can poison […]

How to Mentor Others {and Benefit from Being Mentored.}

How to Mentor Others {and Benefit from Being Mentored.}

This article, Where are all the Titus 2 Women has deeply resonated with my readers. We’re continuing this discussion today. A mentoring friendship is one of those relationships that needs to be handled with care. I’ve been mentored and I’ve mentored others I wanted to share […]

Why I Won’t Recommend the Pearl’s Books

Why I Won’t Recommend the Pearl’s Books

This is my first ever negative book review. I usually don’t waste my time telling you about books that I dislike. I’d rather emphasize the positive and move on to tell you about titles that I feel are edifying and helpful. But, after Tim Challais […]

What You Can Learn from Sarah Edwards

What You Can Learn from Sarah Edwards

I love observing older women and learning how to act  from them (and how not to act!). I was recently chatting with another pastor’s wife and was thanking her for being such a good example to me. Her life is characterized by a walk that fears God: humility, kindness, goodness and a life free […]

Where Are The Titus 2 Women?

Where Are The Titus 2 Women?

Last night I spoke to a sweet group of home schooling moms about the topic of Keeping Your Devotional Life devotional. I was so encouraged by their desire to teach their children God’s word. We sat and chatted afterwards and as we spoke, the “topic” […]

What Have You Been Given Today?

What Have You Been Given Today?

I had a chat with my daughter this weekend about life at college, life in the ministry, making, choosing and being a friend. It was one of those talks that I wish I could bottle up and save for forever. It is hard to tell […]