The Key to Successful Evangelism

Every year the CMA Church (Christian Missionary Alliance) asks it’s congregants to make a faith pledge: a dollar amount that each person pledges to give towards missions which is above and beyond our normal tithe, believing God will provide the funds for us to keep our pledge.  It’s a big deal.  Last year over 61 […]

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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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Galations, Chapter 5; Praying God’s Will

I’m back! 😀 One of my daughters asked to look through my WordPress back office. She pointed out to me how many posts have been prepared, but not shared, and scolded me. Well… Baby Melody is turning 5 months old this coming week. She is a joy, but is one of our more fussy babies. […]

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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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A Joseph Heart

The past week’s “Essential 100” scripture reading carried me through the life of Joseph. The child of Jacob’s older age and the only child of his beloved wife Rachel, Joseph was treated with special preference.  We see how this created jealously and anger in his older brothers and they sold him into slavery in Egypt, […]

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