Joyfully Making Disciples

The Laundry Crusade

Every mother can relate to the challenges of laundry. As I raised five children, I loathed the loads and never ending loads of tiny clothes.  The abundance of socks that needed matching. The food and grass stains that required attention.... Continue Reading →

Where Do You Find Satisfaction?

Satisfaction. It’s a word we use all the time. We can be satisfied with our work, our house, our life. People can satisfy us in many ways, both personally and professionally. Satisfaction comes when you receive what you want or... Continue Reading →

God at Work

The book of Ruth begins with a placeholder ”the time of Judges”. The book of Judges is a book of desperation, of people scorning God and suffering the consequences of turning away. The history of that time period is one... Continue Reading →

The Model Church

What are the basic functions of the church? Each church has a different personality and expresses itself in a variety of ways. It makes no difference what the building looks like, whether the pastor wears a suit or blue jeans,... Continue Reading →

Purpose in the Pews

How often do we wonder why the church isn’t growing? Why the church isn’t meeting the need of xyz? Why Sunday mornings seem to grow stale or fall into a routine? More often than not, we turn to the church... Continue Reading →

Why was the New Testament written in the Greek language, and what does this mean for Christians today?

The New Testament is very important to the Christian Faith. It is a part of the Holy Scriptures and therefore “breathed out” by God, just as the Old Testament books were. The Holy Scriptures as a whole provide us what we... Continue Reading →

Getting Out of Our Comfort Zone

Spring Forward or Fall Back. Mention one of these phrases and chances are you will be met with resistance. Why are we so adverse to change? We like our routine. We like the places we go and the people we... Continue Reading →

Knowledge Versus Action

We live in a world of information overload. We have everything we could ever want to know, right at our fingertips. I am constantly googling tidbits of random things throughout my day. I love being able to satisfy my curiosity.... Continue Reading →

Purpose in Waiting

Did you know that on average, people spend six months in their lifetimes waiting in line? That’s roughly three days out of a year waiting in line. And that’s just the statistic on lines. It increases exponentially when you factor... Continue Reading →

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