I recently got an email from a young woman, mother-wife-employee, who was wondering if she was doing all she should be for the Lord. Was she supposed to be using her spiritual gifts in more ways than she was currently?  That is a question we probably have all asked ourselves at some point. “Am I doing all God is asking me to do at this point in my life.”  “Should I be … [Read more...]

When you became a leader, did you think it would be easy? I am not sure I thought it would be easy, but I sure didn’t’ think it would be as hard as it’s been!  I mean, we’re serving God, as His calling…why would that be anything but blessed all the time? Truly, leadership has been more blessed than I dreamed it would be, but also more difficult than I ever … [Read more...]

In 2011 I have been reading the Bible chronologically. It has truly been a new way of seeing the scripture historically to see how it all fits together and how the gospel is threaded throughout it all.  I absolutely love Isaiah 6: 1-8 and wanted to share this blog I posted to my church’s women’s ministry Facebook page in July. I believe this is what sets the stage for us to serve … [Read more...]

In our next to last Life Lesson in this series anyway, let’s address the issue of motivation for our ministry. Why do we do what we do? For whom or what?Ask yourself those questions. Then read Psalm 115:1. What does this tell us about where the glory should go for all we do for the Kingdom? Granted, it is encouraging when those to whom we minister let us know that it has touched their lives. … [Read more...]