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BW Reads: The Role of Women in the Church

By on February 21, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

Ryrie, Charles. The Role of Women in the Church. 2nd ed. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group, 2011. What can a woman do in the church? What roles are we permitted to have? What does God say about serving in this century and in the past? How did Jesus interact with women in ministry? These questions […]

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Mentoring from Your Home

By on February 20, 2012 in House and Home, Ministry with 0 Comments

My commitment to mentoring comes from my early years as a young professional when there was an absence of older women who were willing to lend a helping hand.  Many offered criticism, few offered help.  I vowed that if I could grow past these experiences, I would be willing to help others on their spiritual […]

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A Love That Endures: The Legacy of Ann, Sarah, and Emily Judson

By on February 14, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails,” 1 Cor. 13:7-8a. Edward Judson, one of the sons of Adoniram and Sarah Judson, remarked, “There are very few of those who have gone out from this country as missionaries who are not indebted to Mr. Judson for his […]

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Please…Let Me Know!

By on February 9, 2012 in Faith with 0 Comments

Please Let Me Know Your Ways It was the heart cry of a lonely leader faced with a frustratingly familiar scene, surrounded by the volatile voices of an unbelieving nation. This biblical hero with whom the Lord spoke “face to face, as a man speaks to his friend,” (Ex. 33:11) had one audacious request: “Now therefore, […]

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Raising Debt-Free Children

By on February 7, 2012 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Money.  Everybody talks about it.  Almost everybody thinks they need more of it.  Some people have budgets or spending plans.  Many people are in debt; some are deeply in debt.  Most of us wish our children would learn to manage their money well – perhaps better than we think we manage our own. How do […]

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Dear Dottie, from a Frustrated Pastor's Wife

By on February 6, 2012 in Dear Dottie, Ministry with 0 Comments

Dear Dottie*, Since becoming a pastor’s wife, I’ve never felt so exasperated!  I have poured into and loved the women at my church through months of late-night phone calls and crisis counseling. Now I dread having to see them every week.  Long story short, my husband and I agreed that it would be best for […]

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Infertility: Where Grief Meets Grace

By on February 2, 2012 in Women's Issues with 0 Comments

In a recent Huffington Post article, Melanie Notkin writes about her “secret grief” of being single and childless. She references the seeming difference in response a single woman receives and a married woman receives.  Similarly, Courtney Reissig posted a blog about her current infertility journey and the challenges that come with it. Both articles are […]

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Voices of the Past: A Mother's Advice

By on January 31, 2012 in Education with 0 Comments

Children are a heritage from the Lord (Psalm 127:3), and a very important role of Christian women is the training of these precious treasures in the faith. Numerous Scriptures speak of the parental responsibilities to train children in God’s truth.  Parents were to teach the commandments of God “diligently to your children, and shall talk […]

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Cutting Spiritual Teeth

By on January 26, 2012 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Over the past month and a half, my eight-month-old daughter has been cutting teeth.  You mothers know how painful that can be for both you and your child.  The day Makaylan began cutting her first two teeth she woke up crying, cried throughout the day, and then cried going to bed.  Out of the twelve […]

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The Other Face of Abortion

By on January 19, 2012 in Culture with 0 Comments

She has a heartbeat. She has a face. She is being knit together in her mother’s womb. Can you see her? Few social issues are as polarizing in today’s culture as abortion. Either side you fall on the subject, your conviction is probably set and your feelings are probably strong. Both sides have their slogans, […]

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