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When Only Virtue Will Do

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 12, 2019 in Community, Faith, Hope

I’ve been in women’s ministry for about 20 years and one of my favorite things to do is take sisters through a journey of healing while studying the lives of women who were transformed by encountering Jesus. One of my absolute favorites is the woman in Mark 5 – the woman with the issue of […]

From Hearing to Knowing From Hearing to Knowing

Posted by Guest Blogger on December 5, 2019 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Hope, Love

“Faith comes by hearing and hearing from the Word of God.” This phrase has been ringing in my head as I’ve spent time thinking about faith,  wondering what it really means. This phrase of Scripture is one that I learned as a child. I put it in my memory bank of Bible verses and Sunday […]

Believe Believe

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 28, 2019 in Guest Blogger, Hope, Wisdom

Have you ever believed in something that ended up in crushing disappointment or embarrassment? Did the experience make you stop believing? Did it make you change what you believed? When we realize life is hard, and some of our believing is crushed by broken promises, unmet expectations, hurt feelings, or disappointments, we have a tendency […]

Second Glances, Second Chances

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 21, 2019 in Contributing Author, Faith, Hope, Wisdom

It was an ordinary morning in late May, when most of the spring blooms had already come and nearly gone. I stood at the bay window at the back of the house, letting the spotty stream of morning sun bathe and warm my bare toes.  As I stood, I began to notice the towering tree […]

Being Beloved Being Beloved

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 14, 2019 in Faith, Hope, Love

Do you ever wonder what it means to be? I can remember learning a song that was a scripture as a young child. It went like this: “In Him we live, and move, and have our b-e-e-e-ing, in Him we live, and move, and have our be-ing.” As a child I had no idea what […]