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
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
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Amy kind of “tagged” me for this “Before and After Tag.” She said, “Are you going to do this tag? It would be cool to read your answers.” I said, “Was I tagged in it? If I was, I missed it somehow.” Then, I realized it was open to anyone. It … Continue reading Before and After Tag
March 1982 Reaching out and finding no one there, I ran and hid myself, I know not where. Fear had gripped my heart; I know not why. I had the feeling as though I wanted to cry. I talked, but no one listened. I cried, but no one cared. I called, but no one answered. … Continue reading Freedom from Fear
With my lips I declare all the rules of your mouth. In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches. Psalm 119:13-14 ESV Fifteen years ago this month my life changed forever. For six years my husband and I had been ministering to college age adults out of our home … Continue reading Oddballs for Christ?
Vickie, of Vickie’s Book Nook, nominated me for the Barnabas Award 2019. After praying about it, I decided to accept her nomination. So thank you, Vickie, for this honor, and for giving me the opportunity to share a little bit of my life and my testimony and some personal things about myself, too. All glory … Continue reading Barnabas Award
Psalm 62 ESV For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. In America, the church at large, at some point in our history, exchanged our established (in working order) belief system, i.e. our walk … Continue reading Power Belongs to God!
2 Timothy 1:1-7 (ESV) Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus, To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, … Continue reading We Need a Revival
We all have a story to tell, don’t we? It is the story of our lives. It tells where we came from, where we have been, the people we have known, the things we have experienced and felt, where we have lived, the things we have done, both bad and good, the lessons all of … Continue reading Hate Evil, Love God
How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet … Continue reading How Beautiful