ARE YOU LIVING LIKE AN ORPHAN?…

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graphic: Martha G. Brady

Susan grew up in a home where she was neglected from the time she came home from the hospital. Her father was never there. By age 8, she couldn't have picked him out of a line-up. She slightly remembered seeing him once or twice when she was very young...about age 3 or 4. As she grew older, her mom had a series of boyfriends who lived in their tiny apartment. They were at varying levels of Continue Reading

STRANGERS AND FOREIGNERS?…

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But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.   For he himself is our peace,  who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility  by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace,   and might reconcile Continue Reading

TEN RULES FOR MINISTRY WIVES…

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1. You and your husband set the tone for your role. Your primary job is to be his wife and mother to your children. You are not a twofer. It isn't possible to be all things to the church AND to your family. Be sure you both are on the same page on this. Be sure he communicates this clearly from before he is hired at the church. The expectation for your involvement in the church should be what Continue Reading

HAVE YOU STOPPED TO CONSIDER?…

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That the US is now the third largest Spanish speaking country in the world and close to being the second over Spain? That the Chicago has more Polish people living there than Warsaw? That in 2014, 1 in 5 US residents did not speak English at home? For some of you, those are irritating statistics and you want to send all these people home! But in terms of the great commission, this is Continue Reading