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…

Living in a Bubble of Grace

When our family moved to this Brainerd Lakes area to serve at Camp JIM 14 years ago, I joined a local MOPS group. MOPS stands for Mothers Of Preschoolers.  It was a life line for me.  Being part of a small group of moms in the same stage of life, sharing their ups and downs, […]

Read More…

Praying God’s Will; Galations, Chapter 4

Hi friends.  I made it back from a 4 day class in time to see my oldest girls all off to camp for staff training.  3 of them returned home this evening.  Chaos!  But I had all our laundry at home finished and cleared out so that the campers could start their mound. They also […]

Read More…