Digging Up the Bitter Roots

Culture Watch Wednesday

Several weeks ago, in anticipation of spring, I spent time digging up dead plants from the flower pots on my balcony. I had to throw out the rose bush that I planted four years ago and also the Gerbera daisy that had seen better, livelier days. I spent time tilling the soil in order to […]

Competing for our glory or His?

Women in Prayer

“If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, and sharing in the same Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete, be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others […]

Looking for Leaders

Looking for Leaders

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from those interested in women’s ministry is, “How do we find ladies who are willing to serve?” This is a good question; but, I think that there are some principles that can be applied that will help us be on the lookout for ladies who are […]

Boston: One Year Later

Culture Watch Wednesday

There are several times that I can pinpoint exactly what I was doing when I heard tragic news. When the US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were attacked in the summer of 1998, it was in the early morning hours here in the states. I was on my parents’ couch having never gone to bed […]

Help! My Clothes are Speaking to Me!

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Have you ever listened to your pants?  Just the other day my jeans started speaking and I began to listen. You think I’m crazy, don’t you?  It’s not like we live in the world of Beauty and the Beast with talking teapots and dancing candlesticks.  And yet, the other day as I pulled on my […]