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Ministry Matters: How to Embrace Being An Outsider

I walked past the end table in that doctor’s office, and a propped up poster caught my eye. It read in bold, impossible to miss letters: Be An Outsider I may or may not have stopped in my tracks, shuddered a bit, then recovered and snapped a picture of it with my phone. The idea… Read More Ministry Matters: How to Embrace Being An Outsider

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9 Things You Should Be Doing to Support Your Pastor

“And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. But Moses’ hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one… Read More 9 Things You Should Be Doing to Support Your Pastor

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Ministry Matters: Grace Giver… or Graceless Wounder?

Recently as I rounded the corner of our subdivision on my morning walk, I inhaled a nose full of a wonderful scent. Scanning the area, I didn’t see any flowers, and being new to the south, I didn’t recognize the scent. It wasn’t until my second lap that I pinpointed the sweet culprit- a young… Read More Ministry Matters: Grace Giver… or Graceless Wounder?

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Ministry Matters: Your Opposition Will Open Doors

“I don’t like what you’re doing.”┬áThe message of opposition marches boldly, and never so often or as direct as in the life of a ministry family. It really shouldn’t surprise us, but it does. Opposition comes when we least expect it. In our years in ministry, my husband and I have often shaken our heads… Read More Ministry Matters: Your Opposition Will Open Doors

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Sabbatical Changes {4 Month Report}

I’ve had quite a few emails recently from pastors’ wives and friends, asking me what our sabbatical has been like, and inquiring about the changes that we’ve made. “Do you mind sharing what you are doing differently?” they’ve said. And I am thrilled to share what God has been doing in our family through this… Read More Sabbatical Changes {4 Month Report}