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October 22, 2018

Truly, one the hardest things for me early in ministry was to fully believe--for myself—what I was teaching others.

July 2, 2018

I like real stories. I want paragraphs to draw me in to someone's world, taking me on a journey from point A to point B.  While we strive to avoid promoting any of the accolades of our Sanctuary leadership team, and my dear friend and Sanctuary sidekick, Casey Grav...

June 25, 2018

My entire life I have been known as “the girl who sings”. Even though I have struggled with my weight my entire life, I had a strong confidence that I was wanted and needed because I had this gift.

April 30, 2018

I have come to believe, until we are comfortable with who God knit us to be, we will keep trying to conform to the models we see. It is like the account in 1 Samuel 17 of young David wearing King Saul’s armor. It doesn’t fit! When we are comfortable in our knitted-nes...

April 23, 2018

If they could do it, so could you and so can I. I've heard it said before, "sin makes you stupid". And it only takes one "stupid" decision--one moment of weakness--to open the door to a windfall of tragic ramifications.

April 16, 2018

“Let Christ be your confidence” is what the older ministry wife told me three decades ago when I was scrounging around for some peace in my heart.

April 9, 2018

In times of ministry transition, I have learned that I need to guard my heart. I have often said that the hardest part of ministry is leaving. To be honest, I hate leaving.

March 5, 2018

Is ministry life everything you imagined it would be? Maybe you didn’t have a clear picture of what this life would be like when you began this journey. If you’re like me, you desire to help people, make a difference in the world, and advance God’s Kingdom here on eart...

February 26, 2018

I will never forget years 14 and 15 of my life. I often refer to them as the years my mom "flipped the switch" in her efforts to prepare me for what she believed was ahead in my future. Around age 13 or 14 I acknowledged a call to ministry and, with that stat...

February 19, 2018

Reaching out and being still enough to allow others to speak into my life has been solid gold. Who actually makes the time to talk on the phone with someone they don’t know very well when they sound a little panicky? Women who invest in other women, that’s who.

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