My kids can know all the right Bible answers and have excellent behavior in public (ha! It’s funny even to type it!), but if they don’t know how the gospel changes their very own lives, what does it even matter?
...if you are a MINISTRY MAMA and you feel that your husband has upfront leadership and a divine calling, but you are left sitting on the curb listening to children screaming or waiting for a child to stop talking back so you can teach them a lesson or trying to explai...
As our family grew from just the two of us to a party of seven, and our jobs in church ministry grew, our Sabbath turned into just a day off. It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t rest. Just because things aren’t bad doesn’t make them right or honoring to God.
This is easy for ANY driven person to fall into. It didn’t feel like sin; it actually felt like being a good steward of all God had blessed him with. When you run yourself into exhaustion and do not take a time of rest, more than likely you will become sick or fall int...
As Christians, we hold the Ten Commandments as precious to us. Many of us can recite these life-giving boundaries or, if we think about them for a moment, could work our way through them. But why is it so easy to not take the Sabbath seriously?
If you’re doing ministry right, you are pouring your heart and soul into other people. You are being real and vulnerable. But, there’s a downside to all of that realness and vulnerability, and it’s this – you WILL get hurt.
I’ve been in ministry alongside my husband for 10 years now and I’ve learned a thing or two about hurt. Today, I specifically want to share with you things that have helped me rebound from hurt in ministry, albeit imperfectly at times.