Are you ready for school?

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School supplies are one of my weaknesses.  As a high school and college student, I loved preparing for a new semester.  After scouring each of my syllabi and making a list, I would head to the school supply section of the nearest store to select what I needed.  There’s nothing quite like a new binder […]

How do we respond to tragedy?

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I’m a news junkie.  I love learning about what’s going on in the world, but it seems like every time I turn on the television or check the news app on my phone, there’s been another tragedy.  As I write this blog, innocent women and children are dying in the Middle East, unidentified human remains […]

Trusting God With the People In Our Lives

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Hanging on the wall of my office is a framed print of the verse Acts 20:32, “And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.” This framed print was given to […]

How are you kicking off women’s ministry this fall?

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Fall is quickly approaching. While that thought leaves some with happiness over the warm colors that will soon clothe trees in North Carolina, the fact that fall is a month away can bring about sheer terror in others. If you are a women’s ministry leader uncertain about how to kick-off women’s ministry for the fall, […]

The Age of Aquarias Meets Facebook

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Every Thursday night this summer I have been captivated by the CNN original series “The Sixties.” The mini-series, produced by Tom Hanks and a few others, focuses on pivotal and defining moments throughout the decade of the 60s – the decade that changed the world as the cable news network has billed the series. I […]