Missing the Stop Signs of Life

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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

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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

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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 […]