When Death Comes to the Church

It is never easy to watch a church fall towards death. Fear begins to grip the remnant as they begin to wonder what will become of them, of the church’s legacy, of the community it is a part of. There are many reasons for a church dying, some are of their own doing, others are because of the damage of others. Regardless of the actual cause, it is always because of sin. Until the sin is dealt with biblically, the church may not recover at all. … More When Death Comes to the Church

Be Still… and Know

The last 27 days have been a whirlwind. Scary. Fearful. Exhausting. Yet… Exciting. Hopeful. Peaceful. On January 11 Dan was rushed to the hospital with breathing issues. It was scary watching my husband gasp for every breath… even while on oxygen and being pumped full of medication. I was told that if his blood gases … More Be Still… and Know

New Year, New Possibilities

A new year. New possibilities. Blank pages of potential. That is how I am viewing 2019.

The last three years have been… Challenging. Difficult. Rough. As each year faded into the next it seriously seemed as the next looked at the last and said: “That’s all you’ve got? Hold my sweet tea.” I cannot think of a single area of life that has not met with not just a challenge, but defining, gut-wrenching moments. Hence part of the reason there has been little activity here on the blog.

Many choose a word to focus on for the new year. … … More New Year, New Possibilities