Category Archives: Women’s Ministry

How clean are your feet?

Many churches follow the liturgical calendar during the Lenten season, with sermons reviewing the events in the life of Christ leading up to the Resurrection. Jesus washing his disciples’ feet at the Passover meal is usually highlighted, emphasizing how His … Continue reading

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Appreciating Old Women

In light of the recent Woman’s Day, I think it is appropriate to share these thoughts I posted a few years ago. “The stereotypes of old women as poor, dumb, and ugly have remained similar over the past 15 years. … Continue reading

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The meaning of life

God created everything for His pleasure (“…and He saw that it was very good.” -Gen 1:31). With that in mind, I have long believed the purpose of my life is to please God. A few days ago I had my … Continue reading

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They will know us by our Love

As the old song goes, love makes the world go ’round. There have been uncountable songs and poems written about love.  Even in our modern culture where sex gets more airtime, love is still what most people really want. The Scriptures instruct us to love one another. As we approach Valentine’s Day it seems fitting […]

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Getting back to basics

TMI: that means Too Much Information and it describes our culture today. We are bombarded on every side by new revelations of political corruption, impropriety, moral outrages and horrific assaults on individuals and groups. Too many interests bury us in … Continue reading

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I was born this way

“Oh, well, that’s just the way I am.” I think we’ve all heard people excuse themselves with some variation on that phrase, as they let others know they are comfortable with their own particular failings and don’t plan to try to … Continue reading

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Manifold Witness

In the King James version of the Bible the word “manifold” is often used. This is a word meaning  complex, diverse, or varied, and it is used to describe God’s mercies (Nehemiah 9:27), His works (Psalm 104:24), His wisdom (Ephesians 3:10) … Continue reading

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A plea to Church Leaders

As a former pastor’s wife and a Baby boomer, I’ve lived through the many ministry fads and growth campaigns of the past few decades aimed at bringing young families back into the church.  I have experienced firsthand the pain many … Continue reading

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Gotta Minute?

“I just don’t have enough time”… “There’s never enough time in the day”… “Where did the time go?”… “Time is money” Time is the new gold standard, a precious possession we cling to; fearful of squandering even a minute, we … Continue reading

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Becoming an “N” Christian

From Voice of the Martyrs: In Iraq, ISIS threatened to kill Abu’s family if they didn’t convert to Islam, but he still trusted God. In Nigeria, Boko Haram killed Micah’s wife and demanded that he renounce Christ, but he stood … Continue reading

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