A great lesson from Joni Eareckson Tada, I once admired the earrings my friend, Ann, was wearing – they were square, smooth, flat, and made of gold. When I remarked how beautiful they were, she replied, "They're yours!" Ann then proceeded to take them off and put them on my ears! Humbled by her gift, … Continue reading The Mangled Earrings of Joni Eareckson Tada
This should supply direction and dialogue on the issues faced by every church member. It is a great opportunity we have been given--- to minister to every person in the Body of Christ. ---Bryan by Ken Camp, Associated Baptist Press — Living with depression — or any other form of mental illness — is like … Continue reading How Does Your Church See Mental Illness?
Let us pray . . . God our comforter, you are a refuge and a strength for us, a helper close at hand in times of distress. Enable us so to hear the words of faith that our fear is dispelled, our loneliness eased, our anxiety calmed, and our hope reawakened. May your Holy Spirit … Continue reading Prayer for the Weak and Lonely
I have gained much from reading Spurgeon over the years. I read this this morning, and I could hear the Holy Spirit speaking into my soul. I need more of this "peaceful perseverance" working in me. From CH Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook" Wait for the Finals "Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at … Continue reading ‘Wait for the Finals’