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A Word To The People On The Pew

By on October 12, 2017 in Ministry with 0 Comments

Pastors are very special to the president and me. He spent almost three decades in pastoral ministries in the local church, and for almost four decades we have been training ministry families. These words come from my heart to the congregations receiving the young people we train! Counsel for the Congregation The pastor’s wife may […]

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Why I Don’t Prefer the Name “Small Group Leader”

By on April 25, 2017 in Ministry with 0 Comments

I’m not trying to ruffle any feathers or title this blog post with something that will get a click. I am thankful for all of our readers, and I hope every topic encourages and equips you, and that you share it with someone because it was helpful. So, let me clarify that I’m writing this because […]

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Four Tips for Young Women in their First Years of Ministry

By on April 18, 2017 in Ministry with 2 Comments

In between books with colorful spines, and binders that hold my ministry dreams, there is a memo board that sits on my desk at home. It is a hodge-podge of push-pinned fabric swatches that inspire me, magazine clippings of someday projects, and notes from my cheerleading section. Do you have cheerleaders in your life? A […]

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I No Longer Want To Do Big Things For God

By on April 6, 2017 in Ministry with 3 Comments

Okay hear me out before you freak out. There was a time in my life (namely, a few months ago) when I wanted to do BIG things for God. I wanted to be a speaker at BIG conferences. I wanted to impact a BIG number of people. I wanted to make a BIG difference. Big, big, big.  But that’s not what I […]

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When Our Ministry Leaders Fail

By on March 23, 2017 in Christian Life, Ministry with 1 Comment

  …And then the news broke. Just in our own personal circles. It came out in little waves, and then big gushes, and then what felt like a tsunami. Another brother in ministry fell. A pastor stepping down for the sake of sin. Oh, how my heart just ached within me! I was more saddened […]

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Two Questions to Ask When a Girl Says Something Unwise

By on October 25, 2016 in Ministry with 1 Comment

We’ve all been there. You’re in a conversation with a girl and she says something that is unwise/off/unbiblical. You know you need to say something, but you don’t want to just give advice, seem judgmental, or ignore it. Here are two great questions to get them thinking and allow you to transition to share some […]

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Alone at the Leadership Summit

By on October 6, 2016 in Ministry with 0 Comments

I have heard leadership likened to mountain climbing: Depending on the height of the mountain, the closer to the summit one climbs, the harder it gets. The air is thinner, the winds blow stronger, and the burdens rest on your shoulders more heavily as fewer people have climbed to the upper peaks. Some who have […]

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How to Stay S.H.A.R.P. in Ministry

By on July 19, 2016 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

Have you ever tried to cut a tomato with a dull knife? It is a disaster! The effort it takes to slice through the skin of the tomato is frustrating, and if your knife finally breaks through, seeds tend to squirt out in all kinds of directions. The simple truth is that a dull knife […]

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Dying to the Idol of Ease

By on July 7, 2016 in Christian Life, Ministry with 0 Comments

And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ. (Col 3:23-24) It was finally the weekend after a busy week and an overall busy month. Early on Saturday was a pro-life event that I was debating whether or not to attend. In my heart, I […]

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Authentic Love Does Not Ignore the Issues

By on March 10, 2016 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

AUTHENTIC LOVE DOES NOT IGNORE THE ISSUES The people-pleaser in me finds it easy to ignore conflict and call it love, to simply end the ordeal with an east, “I forgive you.” However if I want real resolution and lasting peace, I must be willing to dig into difficult issues. Only then can honest resolution […]

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