I am patiently waiting for our fourth grandson to arrive. Okay, let me be honest. I’m waiting. We can leave the “patiently” part out. In fact, by the time you read this, he may be here. The world my grandchildren will know is very different than the world of my childhood. Or even the world […]
Can Cupcakes and Women’s Ministry Coexist?
I love cupcakes, icebreaker games and door prizes. I also crave transformational Bible study, deep spiritual conversations and intimate times of prayer with Christian sisters. Can we do it all? In recent years, there’s been an ongoing discussion on blogs and social media about the nature of church ministry to women. Should it contain what […]
Stay Connected Through the Summer
Yesterday, I met with some of my Bible study teachers. When Megan arrived, she settled in a chair, looked at the ladies gathered around the table, and, with a sigh, announced, “I have missed being with women!” The rest of us felt the same! Summer is a great time for families and relaxation. But, the […]
Pray for Your Event Speaker
I was nearing the end of the message when I felt the first tickle. I cleared my throat and continued. But the tickle grew more persistent. Someone handed me a glass of water, but the need to cough grew stronger. While a volunteer read a Bible passage, I turned to the wall, hacking loudly behind […]