The Salvation Story- in Children’s Lingo

The Salvation Story- in Children’s Lingo

Salvation- in children’s lingo When I started a career in children’s ministry, I found every way possible to explain the salvation story in ways elementary-aged minds would understand.   This was important to me since I grew up going to church and Sunday school but 

The Spirit of Christmas

The Spirit of Christmas

the spirit of christmas  I welcome my writer friend, Gail Kittleson, to my blog. Today, she ponders what it means to feel like Christmas. I pray her words speak to you as they do to me… Also- enter to win her latest novel (details at 

Preparing for Divine Appointments

Preparing for Divine Appointments

Preparing for Divine Appointments I welcome my writer friend and women’s ministry leader, Jennifer Slattery, to my blog. Today, she discusses how self-centeredness distorts our ability to see the opportunities, the missions, God is giving us to draw people close to Him. I pray her 

Worship Fail

Worship Fail

Every six weeks or so I have the honor of giving the offering moment during the Sunday morning worship service at my church. A while back, I used this time to talk about proper worship. It led me to ask myself, “what is worship?” Singing, 

Where have all the patriarchs gone?

Where have all the patriarchs gone?

Could the tides be changing? I find myself often asking the question, “Where have all the patriarchs gone?” A quick definition of the word patriarch is: the head or leader of a household. But when you look up the true definition, you quickly see it 

The Lumbersexual…

The Lumbersexual…

  The lumbersexual One of my husband’s BEST personality traits is that he really DOES NOT CARE what other people think of him. He has this confidence, not cockiness, about him that I simply may not ever understand. He can throw on whatever he wants,