Nothing to be Thankful For?

If I am completely honest, I have to tell you that negativity is something I have struggled with.  God used a long period of grief to teach me that gratitude is a key to freedom. Gratitude is the road to joy.  He used the grief to undo me. Being undone isn’t worth anything unless we’re […]

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Baked Rotisserie Style Chicken (or Turkey)

Do you ask the Lord to help you be a good steward with your grocery budget?  I do.  Cooking for 11 is a lot, but doable.  Staying within the grocery budget in order to cook for 11 sometimes feels like a mountain, but God is faithful to provide in unexpected ways! A couple months ago […]

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Galations, chapter 6; Praying God’s Will

Over the past couple of years I have begun to journal my Bible time.  Literally, I learn so much more deeply if I re-write, in my own words, what the verses are saying.  So for this post I am going to change my format somewhat.  I’m going copy and paste, a few verses at a […]

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2018 Summer Ministry and Family Update

Have you ever had fresh milk that hasn’t been homogenized? The rich cream just rises to the top. It’s the first thing you see, but not the only good thing in the pitcher. That’s what ministry is like. You see the first fruits right away, but you know more evidence of God’s work will float […]

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Best.Gift.Ever

Today our church elders gave every member one of the best gifts ever. Seriously. A membership, though our church congregation, to a web site called RightNowMedia.org.  Have you heard of it?  I hadn’t until last week when we were told to be expecting an email invitation.  It’s like Netflix for Bible Study junkies.  That would […]

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