Written as a devotion for a gathering of Women's Ministry leaders from around South Texas, I pray that this is an encouragement to any who are in ministry to look for the ancient paths, the good way; and walk in it... Last Fall I was having some issues with back pain, so my doctor recommended … Continue reading Qualification, Confidence, and Strength For Ministry
Originally posted January 26, 2018, at Women of Purpose. The post for lesson 12, part 1 ended not only mid-lesson, but also mid-sentence and mid-verse! In 1 Peter 3:18, Peter pivots from Christ’s substitutionary atonement on the cross to something else Christ has done—and the rest of the sentence, which goes through verse 20, has … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 12, Part 2
Originally posted January 25, 2018, at Women of Purpose. This week we are studying 1 Peter 3:13-22, which begins with Peter’s instructions and encouragements for Christians who are suffering for their faith. He addressed suffering earlier in his letter in more general terms, when he wrote, “In this you rejoice, though now for a … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 12, Part 1
Originally posted January 12, 2018, at Women of Purpose. Happy New Year, and welcome back to our study of 1 Peter! I must say, the break we took for the holidays looked at the beginning as if it would last forever, but now it seems that the time flew by. I’m so glad to resume … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 11
Since September, I have been leading a Bible study on Peter, first meeting him in the gospels, and then several months spent going through 1 Peter, and now 2 Peter. Many of us also memorized the letter of 1 Peter as we studied. As the leader of the study I am compelled to do as … Continue reading New Post at enCourage
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In September 2016 I was privileged to begin leading a Women's Bible study at my church on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings. We have been studying the books of Joshua and Ephesians. The material we are using comes from a PCA church in Glenside, Pennsylvania, New Life Presbyterian Church. Their women's ministry write studies for their … Continue reading Bible Study Summaries
(Originally published 2/28/17) Last week I went with two women, Jana and Kathy, from our church to Atlanta to attend the Presbyterian Church in America’s Leadership Training conference for women in ministry (PCALT). We flew together, leaving the San Antonio airport at 7 am on Thursday and returning at 6 pm on Saturday. What happened in … Continue reading Unpacking