Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

Help me to live in solidarity with all people, especially the oppressed ones. At the same time, help me to recognize that I am only me, a woman with limited time and resources, and that I need to be a good steward of the education, talents and calling that you have...
The God who Finds Me by Mary Alice Birdwhistell

The God who Finds Me by Mary Alice Birdwhistell

Psalm 10 Why do You stand far off, O Lord? Why do You hide Yourself in times of trouble?   I heard a sermon recently in which the preacher talked about all the godless cities in the United States, and he listed them by name. His comments struck a nerve within me....
Ministers Who Marry Ministers by Kristopher Aaron

Ministers Who Marry Ministers by Kristopher Aaron

Many of my seminary friends dated and then married fellow ministers. What I have observed is that as they have graduated, unless the couple serves as co-pastors, one spouse ends up serving a church while the other does something else. That is what has happened for my...
Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

O God, Grant that we will follow you and become so committed to your way and your kingdom that we will be able to establish in our lives and in this world a brother and sisterhood, that we will be able to establish here a kingdom of understanding, where men and women...
A Window Seat by Mary Alice Birdwhistell

A Window Seat by Mary Alice Birdwhistell

Psalm 8 Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory  in the  heavens. Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger. When I consider your...
Voices of Covenant by Pam Durso

Voices of Covenant by Pam Durso

I love Baptist meetings. No really. I love going to Baptist meetings. And I especially like the meetings in which I have opportunity to hear the stories of those around me. I love sitting at a table, listening to new friends tell me their family stories, their faith...
This is Not Fiction by Aurelia Davila Pratt

This is Not Fiction by Aurelia Davila Pratt

My sister taught me to read when I was 4, and I have been a sucker for fiction ever since. In fact, for nearly all of the 7 years my husband and I have been married, our norm has been to read for fun before bed. Even in seminary, amidst a very heavy reading load, I...