Listen… Don’t Assume

Approximately three years ago, I began a Saturday morning Bible study breakfast for some friends with whom I’d been building relationships, hoping to lead them into a relationship with God and/or be an encouragement to their relationship with God.

The Problem With Pedestals

It catches me off-guard whenever it happens. And it happens in varying degrees to all pastors’ wives. What is it? I call it the Pedestal Syndrome. It’s the belief by some that the pastor’s wife is, or should be, perfect. They’re shocked to discover that you and the pastor fight … struggle spiritually … can’t …

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When God Comes Calling

By Jennifer Edwards The doorbell rang. I answered the door and was surprised to find a long-time friend whom I had not seen or spoken to in several years. Wondering what brought her to my door after all this time, I invited her in. We chatted easily, catching up on kids, life, and the usual …

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Unpacking Your Suitcase

By Jill Briscoe Living out of a suitcase is one art that I know a lot about. I was excited to receive my two-million mile award from United Airlines this year! But I would say I still struggle with the whole packing thing to this day.

Harmonics of the Soul

By Rebecca Hansen Beautiful blankets were spread across the gravel courtyard. The Haitian market ladies unveiled their merchandise, beautiful works of art. Paintings splashed with brilliant colors and precious sculptures of mothers with their children and mothers to be.

Friendship with God

By Jill Briscoe The Lord would speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks with his friend… And the Lord said to Moses, “I will do the very thing you have asked, because I am pleased with you and I know you by name.”  ~ Exodus 33:11, 17

To Be More Loveable

Our dad often tells us that he is raising us to be loveable people. He wants us to be loved by others not because of what we do, but because of who we are. A lot of girls leave home and go out into the world looking for love, wanting to be loved yet can’t …

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Grace for Caregivers

Ken Tada knows what it means to be a caregiver. For the last 30 years he has been taking care of his quadriplegic wife, Joni Eaerckson Tada, who has not only been bound to a wheelchair for the last 45 years, but who has suffered from terrible chronic pain in the only part of her …

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