Why and How I Do What I Do

My testimony of God’s calling on my life March 20, 2022 When I was growing up in the gatherings of the church we used to have missionaries come to our church, at least once a year to share with us what they were doing overseas. In the old days they would give slide presentations showing … Continue reading Why and How I Do What I Do

Are You Lonely and Afflicted?

Psalms 25:8-10 ESV “Good and upright is the Lord; therefore he instructs sinners in the way. He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way. All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.” When I was around the … Continue reading Are You Lonely and Afflicted?

But I Have a Question

James 1:2-4,12 ESV “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing." “Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when … Continue reading But I Have a Question

At the Proper Time

1 Peter 5:1-5 ESV “So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God … Continue reading At the Proper Time

Seventeen Years Ago

Seventeen years ago this month my husband and I were training to be church planters with the Christian & Missionary Alliance (The Alliance). Rick was going for his ordination, and I was going for my consecration. There was a district conference we both planned to attend, but Rick hurt his back and he could not … Continue reading Seventeen Years Ago

Father’s Day

“Father’s Day” in America is a day once a year that is designated specifically for us to honor our earthly fathers. For those who have or who have had earthly fathers who are or who were great, or who are or were just okay, the day may be a day of rejoicing and celebration of … Continue reading Father’s Day

Deliverance from All Fears

Psalms 34:1-7 ESV “I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! “I sought the Lord, and he answered me … Continue reading Deliverance from All Fears

The Support Group

Psalm 86:14-17 NIV “Arrogant foes are attacking me, O God; ruthless people are trying to kill me— they have no regard for you. But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness. Turn to me and have mercy on me; show your strength in behalf of your … Continue reading The Support Group

What Has Happened to Me

Philippians 1:12-14 ESV “I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord … Continue reading What Has Happened to Me

The Lord is My Portion

Psalm 119:57-60 ESV “The Lord is my portion; I promise to keep your words. I entreat your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise. When I think on my ways, I turn my feet to your testimonies; I hasten and do not delay to keep your commandments.” The Lord … Continue reading The Lord is My Portion