OPSEC Prayer Partners

OPSEC Prayer Partners

A good friend of mine is a former military wife. Her husband was injured and is now a civilian, but we have had many conversations about some similarities between being a military wife and being a ministry wife. Something she has taught me is OPSEC – Operations Security. Not being in the military myself, I […]

Giving Ourselves

Giving Ourselves

6 Nor did we seek glory from people, whether from you or from others, though we could have made demands as apostles of Christ. 7 But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children. 8 So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to share with you […]

Rest and Renewal

Rest and Renewal

Everybody reaches a point where they need to rest. Maybe it is after a long day of hard work or maybe after a particularly difficult encounter with a friend or family member. Often our tiredness is simply due to the day-to-day events that can lead to stress and burnout if we don’t take some time […]

The Theology of Joy

The Theology of Joy

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-24   Of all of the fruits listed in these verses joy is consistently the most elusive. We often hear the correct and encouraging phrase, “Choose joy!” Although this idea of […]