I started writing this post a couple of days ago, but deleted it before it was finished. My thoughts seemed jumbled and nothing was coming out the way my heart was trying to phrase it. I must have accidentally published it before I deleted it, because I received a kind comment regarding that post. I …

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My wonderful husband has recently begun posting his sermons on sermonaudio.com. Yes, I’m biased, (with good reason. Ha!) but I do speak the truth when I say that he preaches the whole counsel of God each and every time he preaches. He doesn’t spend his precious time whining about current events or proclaiming his political …

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“Did you hear about Bro. Smith?” whispers Mrs. Know-it-All to a small group of ladies. “I heard he dropped a missionary just because he didn’t think he was working hard enough over on the field.”¬†“Oh? I heard that he got bullied by his deacons and was forced to drop him!” replied Mrs. Busy-Body.“No, no, that’s …

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Well folks, we’re coming to the end of yet another year. May I just say an unenthusiastic “Phew” right here? ¬†The words “difficult” “gut wrenching” and “drama filled” describe 2011 for me. We began the year, or rather ended last year, with a phone call from some unhappy people. This call came on Christmas. Yes …

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Recently, my husband shared with me that 88% of teens who are actively involved in a youth group, stop attending church as adults.(*Statistic from¬†Already Gone¬†by Ken Ham and Britt Beemer)This is all teens, even those who come to church with their parents. This is shocking to me! I grew up in a wonderful church which …

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I haven’t posted in several days. I’ve been…[sigh]…just thinking, I guess. I try to keep things real here on the blog, but at the same time, it’s difficult to share my heart only to be rebuffed in the comments section by those who are “holier than thou”. Rather than face the criticism disguised as encouragement, …

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We are only taking about three weeks off for summer break before hitting the books again. The weather is extremely hot and has been for some time. We’ve also had little rain lately, but after the massive thunderstorms and tornadoes that we endured during March, April and part of May, I can’t complain. However, I’m …

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