Christian

Where Has God Asked You to Love?

My job (and ministry) is in a middle school. You know, where kids know how to push your buttons and are exercising their desire to rebel against authority. Maybe God hasn't put anyone "hard to love" in your life, but I bet He has. I only know that what God has asked me to to… Continue reading Where Has God Asked You to Love?

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That’s Not What I Expected!

Sometimes God has a plan that is nothing like our expectations.¬† If only we would just trust Him, but instead we think we know what He should do. Learn how God just might do things in a completely different way than you expect! Meet Naaman, the Commander of the Army of the King of Syria,… Continue reading That’s Not What I Expected!

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Love Is Strong Spiritual Warfare

It really hurt my feelings. It was like stopping by your best friend's house only to discover she was having a big party and you hadn't been invited! I felt so left out and hurt. I felt like crying. That morning, I had walked in to the Women's Bible Study and there were all my… Continue reading Love Is Strong Spiritual Warfare

Christian

Where Has God Asked You to Love?

My job (and ministry) is in a middle school. You know, where kids know how to push your buttons and are exercising their desire to rebel against authority. Maybe God hasn't put anyone "hard to love" in your life, but I bet He has. I only know that what God has asked me to to… Continue reading Where Has God Asked You to Love?

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Love is Patient

"Love is patient." I Corinthians 13:4 Slow to anger toward others: this is patience. Patience is one of the fruits of the Spirit. It is a characteristic of God. The Greek word for patience is¬†makrothumia. It is also translated as patience in 2 Peter 3:9. "The Lord ... is patient with you, not wanting anyone… Continue reading Love is Patient