Missing the Stop Signs of Life


Every afternoon when I pull into my apartment complex I get a wee bit annoyed with the cars that are leaving. Within the main entrance, there are two gates – one on the right and one on the left. During the day these gates are open, while after 5:30 p.m. the gates are shut until […]

A Prayer Tea for Central Asia

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Three weeks from today is our last Embrace Leadership Training for 2012. As women’s ministry leaders gather from across NC during the weekend of October 26-27 at Southeastern Seminary to learn and be equipped to better serve the ladies in their churches, one important component will take place beyond the classroom. During the three years […]

Cultivating a Heart of Thankfulness

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Today is the first day of October. In my mind this day ushers in a variety of fall traditions, which include pumpkins; leaves that range in colors from deep red to burnt orange; state fairs; cooler weather; sweatshirts; and chili. This October 1 day also says to me something else: it is only seven weeks […]

A Redeeming Love Re-cap


Earlier this month women from across North Carolina gathered at LifeWay’s Ridgecrest Conference Center for Embrace’s Women’s Prayer and Evangelism Conference. This year’s theme was “Redeeming Love” from Psalm 103:1-5 and our main speaker was Kelly Minter. Throughout the weekend women were challenged and encouraged during breakout sessions regarding the practical application of Psalm 103:1-5. […]

An Appointment to Keep


Last week I listened to Janet Parshall speak at the True Woman Conference via live stream. She was speaking about the Samaritan woman from John 4 and she explained that Jesus had “an appointment to keep” in His effort to meet with her. In my mind the phrase, “That’s it!” was sounded. For a week […]