Category: Teachings and Devotionals
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God’s Still Small (but not Silly) Voice Early last year I was purchasing some small gifts to hand out at our ministry planning retreat. The theme I had decided on was personal care items. With the lotions, face wipes, etc., the idea popped into my head to buy hand sanitizer. But when it came time…
March 2020 Heart to Heart
Please join us for CULTIVATING YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD — our March 2020 Heart to Heart. As we continue with this year’s theme: Cultivating an Intentional Life, we want to focus on the foundation of that life: its Source–our Creator! Hope to see you at Father’s House on March 1 at 6 PM
“Enlarge the place of your tent, and let the curtains of your habitations be stretched out; do not hold back; lengthen your cords and strengthen your stakes. Isaiah 54:2 ESV “Be brave.” The words were already printed on the scrapbook paper Lori used to set our theme this year: Beyond Our Borders. Every time I…
Tips for Setting Limits and Boundaries for Addicts
Many of us have friends or family who are adult addicts. How do we set appropriate boundaries with them so that we feel safe?
Everything I Needed To Know About Friendships, I learned From Jigsaw Puzzle
Don’t force a fit. If something is meant to be, it will come together naturally. When things aren’t going so well, take a break. Everything will look different when you return. Be sure to look at the big picture. Getting hung up on the little pieces only leads to frustration. Perseverance pays off. Every important…
Life Circumstances and the Gospel
How God turned one woman’s life circumstances into fuel for the gospel.
Responding to Gender Challenges
Article written for women dealing with gender challenges in ministry.
Holding Hands by Jeanette Morris
For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear, I will help you. (Isaiah 41:13 NIV) My Russian friend Natalia adores her grandchildren. She loves to delight their hearts by creating memorable experiences out of ordinary events, even just walking the familiar route to…
Playing Your Stereotype Too Loud?
A teaching by Pastor Tom Gaddis on the need for gender equality in the church.