About a decade ago, I read a book that encouraged and grounded me as a new church-planting Pastor’s wife serving in an isolated context. The book was Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by best-selling author and pastor’s wife, Joanna Weaver. More recently, I felt led to send her an email thanking her […]
Aquila and Priscilla show us a fascinating example of serving well together through eight life-actions recorded in the Scriptures. (D) They moved together (Acts 18:2) They worked together (Acts 18:3) They traveled together (Acts 18:18) They counseled together (Acts 18:26) They risked their lives serving together (Romans 16:4a) They hosted Paul (Acts 18:3) and church […]
Acts 18:3, “And because he (Paul) was of the same trade he stayed with them (Aquila and Priscilla) and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.” Hosting doesn’t come easy for me. I’m a minimalist when it comes to fancy details. My husband loves to have people in our home and gives me the extra […]
I met Precious almost 20 years ago, back when she was helping wash the family dishes and singing hymns in harmony with her siblings. I knew her oldest sister, Rachel Wynn from Moody Bible Institute where we were both music majors. Rachel invited me to her home on college breaks where I enjoyed getting to […]
Aquila and Priscilla show us a fascinating example of serving well together in Scripture. Join Denna Busenitz (Sandhills of NE) and Madelyn Fox (Allakaket, AK) for this devotional series. About 18 years pass between Aquila and Priscilla’s first and last mention in the Bible. We see 8 life actions used to describe their faithful ministry. […]
Aquila and Priscilla show us a fascinating example of serving well together. Join rural church-planting wives, Denna Busenitz (Sandhills of NE) and Madelyn Fox (Allakaket, AK) for their Friday Flowers devotional series. Aquila and Priscilla are always mentioned together in the Word of God and were close friends with the Apostle Paul. We find that […]
Denna is willing to speak further on this topic and will prayerfully consider speaking engagements starting September 2018. “Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me. By day the Lord directs His love, at night His song is with me—a prayer to the […]
RECONCILE QUICKLY. There is a story of a PW who told her husband on their wedding night she would never hide anything from him save one thing, the contents of a box she would keep under their bed. After 20 years of her having this secret, her husband finally asked what was in the box.
[Part three of a four-part series] This week we’re continuing our CHEER for our husbands! Count it a joy to serve together Hear his heart Be Elastic Encourage Reconcile quickly So far we’ve talked about C – Count it joy, H – Hear his heart, and E – Be Elastic! Today we’re focusing on E – Encourage.
Part two of a four-part series Today we’re continuing our CHEER for our husbands! Count it a joy to serve together Hear his heart Be Elastic Encourage Reconcile quickly Last week we talked about the C in CHEER – Count it joy! Today we’re focusing on the H (Hear his heart) and E (Be Elastic).