Colossians 4:17–steward the gift of fulfilling the ministry to which you have been called! Listen below to this week’s podcast for an encouraging reminder on fulfilling your ministry, resisting distraction, and finishing well!
Initially, the church had felt like the perfect home for their family. Great preaching, great music, the right balance of opportunities and a growing community. But with a change in church leadership and a deeper involvement in the activities of the church, they felt a shift in priorities and direction that they just weren’t comfortable with. Nothing was really… Read More
Broken. One adjective describes so much in this fallen world we all live in. Broken prongs on the dishwasher rack. Broken springs on the garage door. A broken air conditioner in the heat of July. A broken pie plate. Two broken drinking glasses. A friend’s broken tap shoes, spilling tiny screws across the dance floor. A broken lid on the… Read More
This fall, when my husband’s co-worker approached him, it turned out that he didn’t want to talk shop. Instead he asked, low-voiced and private, if my husband would pray for his family. The month would come up short for them, their two incomes wouldn’t be enough. With hardy assurances and thanks, these two men parted from this brief disclosure one… Read More
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to start the tradition of family devotions, especially if you receive a bookstore gift card for Christmas. This tradition can be as simple as setting apart time once a week or every evening to read aloud from a devotional book or a children’s Bible and then pray aloud together. Some… Read More
Tis the season for giving! This time of year we have many opportunities to support good causes. We’ve all seen those little red kettles and heard the ringing bells, right? Perhaps it’s supporting missionaries, buying items for an angel tree, filling shoeboxes with goodies, or caroling through the halls of a nursing home that interests us. Whatever we choose, we’d… Read More