Category Archives: Teach

Helping without hurting

There has been a lot written lately about when helping hurts.   There are so many people who want to meet the needs of others. They are well-meaning, but they don’t realize that there are times when our desire to help hurts … Continue reading

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Service needs

There are so many needs in my community.  Things that spark a passion in my heart – food banks, services to children who have been abused and neglected, services to the homeless, services to single parents and women, services to children … Continue reading

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Intentional in the Small Things

The tables filling the room were already set.  To anyone walking in to eat, things were prepared.  A folded napkin, knife and fork, and a small appetizer plate placed at each setting.  Yet he took notice of the tiny imperfection … Continue reading

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Training

Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching. II Timothy 4:12

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Adjust {#Write31Days}

It seems that I am always having to adjust things in my life.  It is so easy to get out of balance. Just when I get one area set, another area creeps out of balance. So how do we get … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving {#Write31Days}

We must be intentional with our thanksgiving, Not just one day out of the year but in all seasons. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

1 Thessalonians 5:18   In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Most of us have been through something that as we were going through it, we were anything but thankful.But the … Continue reading

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Surrendered

Surrender is an action verb (used with object) meaning to give (oneself) up, or to give (oneself) up to some influence, course, emotion, etc. Surrender is the hallmark of Christianity, and yet most of us really struggle with the idea of surrender, even though our walk with God started with it.

When we live a surrendered life, God is able to work in and through us. What Satan means to destroy us, God will use as a testimony. I can’t say that I live a totally surrendered life. There are times I get it right, and other times I fail miserably. Continue reading

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Financial Choices

When you have little income, it is easy to overlook the choices that you have to improve your financial situation.  Caught up in the circumstances of living paycheck to paycheck, it is easier to take say “there is no choice” … Continue reading

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Ministering where they are

My pastor has said “truth either offends or transforms you.”  It is my experience that sometimes it is in the delivery of the truth that offense comes.  When you go to people where they are, it is the living Word … Continue reading

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