Being a woman with the spiritual gifts of teaching and leadership, when the Lord called me into ministry I ran into Christian leaders who believed the Bible confined women to the nursery or the kitchen. Worse, as a counselor, I met women whose pastors stood behind their abusive husbands. Such misunderstanding and misinterpretation of Scripture has harmed many in the body of Christ, and not just women. Continue Reading
Is There a Right Way to Celebrate Easter with Your Children?
Have you wondered how to celebrate Easter with your children? I’ve asked my good friend Linda Goldfarb to share some tips. Here’s Linda…
“How do I compete with the commercialization of Easter?” A tear slid down Mary’s cheek. “I want my kids to be as excited about Jesus as they are about hunting Easter eggs.”
Mary’s struggle to share the truth about Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection with her three young children is real. And she’s not alone.Continue Reading
Will You Enjoy God’s Peace This Year?
Today, my good friend and Lighthouse Ministries board chair Lisa Grimes shares some thoughts to help us start our year off well and enjoy God’s peace. At the end of this post look for our winter study. Now here’s Lisa.
As we enter 2022, I wanted to share a few things worth pondering. Let’s start with a verse that many of us read during Christmas.
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called, Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6 NIV).
Which one of His many attributes do you need most right now?
Lisa Carter’s New Christmas Romance
During the holiday season I enjoy curling up with a good Christmas book. Lisa Carter’s books never disappoint. I asked Lisa to introduce her new book A Safe Place for Christmas. Lisa, thank you for joining us.
Thank you, Debbie, for hosting me today. It is always a pleasure to be with you and your readers.