Purposeful Faith

Two Issues to Consider Before You Vote

If you asked me in good Thanksgiving fashion what I’m thankful for this year, I’d say that I am incredibly grateful that the election season is coming to a close! I don’t know about you, but I grew weary long ago of the negative attacks and outrageous claims from both sides as candidates clamor to […] Read more…

What I Really Think About Kids Devotional Books

A few days ago, I asked Facebook readers for suggestions of devotional books for kids that we could use during family devotion time. I got a lot of great responses and am looking forward to checking them all out! Someone also left the comment that they weren’t currently using a devotional but simply reading through a […] Read more…

Winning the Battle Against Evil

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” Romans 12:21 The first thing that pops into my head when I read this verse is actually a song from Steve Green’s “Hide ‘Em in Your Heart”.  The second thing that I’ve been thinking about lately is that the act of doing good to […] Read more…

Preparing for the Future–Proverbs 31, Week 7

I’m working through the Good Morning Girls Proverbs 31 study. It’s not too late to start! Click over and download your copy of the study today!   Proverbs is a book so full of wisdom and real life examples that we can apply to our every day lives. This is evident in chapter 31 when it describes the […] Read more…

Some of the Greatest Things You Can Do For Your Pastor Husband

When the man that I was in love with (and would soon marry) told me that he was going into seminary nine years ago, I was rather unprepared for life as a pastor’s wife. There are many demands placed on a man in all types of positions and yet some things are unique to a life […] Read more…

How Does She Find the Time? Proverbs 31, Week 6

Right now, I’m working through the Good Morning Girls Proverbs 31 study. It’s not too late to start! Come on over and download your copy of the study today!   “She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks. She sees that her trading is profitable, and her lamp does not […] Read more…

Selfishness to Selflessness

Ever had an epiphany? An “aha” moment that seemingly comes out of nowhere {sometimes when you should really be focusing on something else?} That’s what happened to me last Sunday morning in church.  As I sat with my three children, one of whom was fidgeting with her dress, one who was absorbed in his Bible’s […] Read more…

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