Family is the Strangest Thing by Abbie Huff

Family is the Strangest Thing by Abbie Huff

Family is the strangest thing. There are, of course, the good parts of family, like how your parents have loved you through the tough times, how your siblings really get you (and your humor), how you make each other laugh until you cry, or (if you’re a parent) the...
Psalm 60: If You Are Not Going, I Am Not Going

Psalm 60: If You Are Not Going, I Am Not Going

Psalm 60:10-12 “Is it not you, God, you who have now rejected us and no longer go out with our armies? Give us aid against the enemy, for human help is worthless. With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample down our enemies.”  My adorable five-year-old...
DEAR ADDIE: The Wedding Bells Blues

DEAR ADDIE: The Wedding Bells Blues

Dear Addie, My divorce was finalized a month ago. My church members took the separation well, and they have been supportive throughout this whole painful process. One of my greatest struggles as a newly divorced minister has been what to do about weddings. I am...
Working and Playing for God by Sara Robb

Working and Playing for God by Sara Robb

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a violinist. I’m not sure what first sparked that desire, but I know it’s been with me for a long time. Growing up on the mission field meant that violin was not really an option for me, but piano was....
Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

Tuesday Prayer from Baptist Women in Ministry

God of grace, you sent the promised gift of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles and the women, upon Mary the mother of Jesus and upon his brothers. Fill your church with power, kindle flaming hearts within us, and cause us to proclaim your mighty works in every tongue,...
Where is the Village? by Angela Fields

Where is the Village? by Angela Fields

Psalm 55:9-11 (NLT) “Confuse them, Lord, and frustrate their plans, for I see violence and conflict in the city. Its walls are patrolled day and night against invaders, but the real danger is wickedness within the city. Everything is falling apart; threats and...
Finding a Ministry Position, Part 2 by Pam Durso

Finding a Ministry Position, Part 2 by Pam Durso

For college and seminary students, spring is the season of searching, the time to look for that first full-time ministry placement. Spring might well be the season of searching for seasoned ministers as well. My blog posts this spring will offer ideas, suggestions,...