Energize Your Ministry, Ladies Ministry, Life in the Glass House, Pray for Your Pastor's Wife, Prayer, Relationships

How YOU Can Encourage Your Pastor’s Wife {Guest Post}

Today I have a special guest writer here to share her heart with you. You may remember Sandy, who shared her burden and the ministry God gave to her in this post. Well, now we get to hear from Brandi, the recipient of that ministry! She’s a pastor’s wife, and she has an incredible testimony… Read More How YOU Can Encourage Your Pastor’s Wife {Guest Post}

Character Development, Ladies Ministry, Life Lessons, Missions, Prayer, Relationships

It’s Not Because I’m a Pastor’s Wife

I am responsible  to love others with unconditional, Christlike love.  {John 15:12} I am responsible for my own life choices, and for the consequences of those choices. {Galatians 6:7-9} I am responsible to nurture a daily, growing relationship with God through prayer and His Word, and to exhibit the fruit of the Spirit. {Galatians 5:22-23}… Read More It’s Not Because I’m a Pastor’s Wife

Family, Five Minute Friday, God's Power, Life Lessons, Prayer

Stories of Grace: The Gift of Citizenship

On Tuesday, March 11th, we joined a crowd of possibly 400 people to accept one of the biggest gifts we’ve ever received. Myself, my husband, and 235 others were candidates for Canadian citizenship. From all around the world we came, bringing together a delightful blend of languages, cultures, and life journeys. With our left hands… Read More Stories of Grace: The Gift of Citizenship

Mothering, Parenting/Family, Prayer, Stories of Grace

Stories of Grace: Even Mittens

They’re tired. The coats and the hats and the mittens and gloves, the boots and the leggings and windbreakers are tired. It’s the middle of winter and there’s no end in sight to the snow. So the mittens? They just give up sometimes. Small Son’s mittens gave up in a big way. Those turquoise and… Read More Stories of Grace: Even Mittens

Grace Parenting, Missions, Mothering, Parenting/Family, Prayer

The {In}sanity of Motherhood

Albert Einstein penned the famous quote that we like to quip at certain appropriate times, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” And I suppose that if nothing else proves insanity, motherhood surely does. For who hasn’t washed dishes {without a dishwasher} a couple thousand times, and then heaved… Read More The {In}sanity of Motherhood