God Wastes Nothing

“You can’t lead others where you’ve never walked.” That’s the truth that God has been whispering to me, in one way and then another, for the past few months.  You can’t lead people deeper than what where you’ve gone yourself.  You can’t teach what you don’t know. Peter taught the church in 1 Peter 4:12, […]

Read More…

Ephesians Chapter 4, verses 1-16

This week my senior high girls are campers. Gotta love the action songs at camp, especially when my loves are in the front row (third from the right). 🙂 I’m continuing to march thru Ephesians. This is my journal of verses 1-16. 🙂 I learn by writing, so I really do just jot in a […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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, […]

Read More…