We started deputation (fund raising) for church planting in the fall of 2016, after a much needed sabbatical from our previous pastoral ministry years. As we dipped our toes into the preparation for the next phase of life and ministry, some well meaning voices shared their opinions of what deputation would be like for us,… Read More Deputation: Used Tea Bags or Cup Running Over?
Tuesday morning my husband and I woke up to the news that a dear college professor of ours had passed away suddenly from a heart attack on May 14th. At 68 years old, he was scheduled to leave the following day to go overseas on a mission trip to Madagascar. Instead, God took him… Read More Tribute To A Pastor Consumed With Christ
We have some very exciting, not-yet-shared-on-the-blog news for you, my friends and readers! Most of you have followed me closely through the ups and downs of pastoral ministry, then through our sabbatical, and then through my father in law’s death in 2016. These last two years have been a very unique period in our life.… Read More Breaking News From Our Family!
My Dear Fellow Pastors’ Wives, I wanted to let you know about what God has been doing in our lives lately. Today marks the end of a richly significant time period for us- our sabbatical. We never could have dreamed what a precious gift this last 18 months would be! In some ways, it’s seemed… Read More Sabbatical Ends: A New Journey Begins
I’ve come to this page several times, wanting desperately to write, but coming up emtpy. I express my heart best through writing, yet sometimes my heart is so full that it takes awhile for the words to sort themselves out and come to the surface. We’ve been home from South Africa for about a week… Read More From My Heart: How?