The "Profession" of Ministry: It’s not what you think it is.

“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be as you have said.”  ~Luke 1:38Many of us dream of working in ministry full time. For some of us that looks like becoming pastor of a church. For others it looks like taking the gospel to foreign lands. Still, some of us dream of ministering through the … Continue reading “The "Profession" of Ministry: It’s not what you think it is.”

We Need to Know We aren’t Alone in our Pain

I really want to end this week on an upbeat note. My former posts this week have been deep, hard places. But I want you to know that grief no longer digs its claws in me or takes my breath away. The ache is still there, especially when the seasons change, but I’m okay. I’m … Continue reading “We Need to Know We aren’t Alone in our Pain”

Exercise is not Just for the Body

It’s not very spiritual and yet  this is one of the most important spiritual things you can do. Exercise. Our mind, body, and spirit are all connected, and when one is not being nurtured, the others are affected. So, taking care of our bodies is critical to our emotional and spiritual health and thus our ministry … Continue reading “Exercise is not Just for the Body”

Discouragement: Disillusioned Self-love~ Oswald Chambers

Discouragement is disillusioned self-love, and self-love may be love for my devotion to Jesus–not my love for Jesus Himself (My Utmost for His Highest). Photo By Kim Andrist Oswald never tip-toed around the hard stuff. He always called it as he saw it. When I read this sentence above, the words went straight to my … Continue reading “Discouragement: Disillusioned Self-love~ Oswald Chambers”

Building the Kingdom

“….acknowledge the God of your father, and serve Him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches every heart and understands every motive behind the thoughts. If you seek Him He will be found by you; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever…David also said to Solomon his … Continue reading “Building the Kingdom”

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