Learning to Receive Care by Alison Dunn Almaguer

Learning to Receive Care by Alison Dunn Almaguer

A typical evening in our home can often sound like this: “I can see that the comment made you anxious. What do you think is the underlying cause of your anxiety?” Or, “How fascinating that your mother responded that way when you were young and how it affects you now,...
Praying Psalm 34 for Those who Simply Cannot Praise

Praying Psalm 34 for Those who Simply Cannot Praise

As a young person, I carried a Bible with a list of scripture references, many of them from the Psalms, carefully Scotch-taped inside the cover. Each was a promise, or an encouragement, or a word of hope for a variety of everyday struggles: when you feel afraid, when...
DEAR ADDIE:  So Lonely

DEAR ADDIE: So Lonely

Dear Addie, I am serving outside the United States, doing mission work. I have been here for eight months and really enjoy my ministry. I am a twenty-eight-year-old single woman, and honestly, prior to my move to “the field,” I did not give much thought to my...
Where it Begins by Evette Creighton

Where it Begins by Evette Creighton

My name is Evette. I am a minister, a mother, a wife, a professional, an entrepreneur, a board member, and a blogger. I am exhausted just thinking about all the things I have going on in my life—all of which are opportunities opened by God’s grace, opportunities I...
Praying Psalm 32 for Those who Can no Longer Hide

Praying Psalm 32 for Those who Can no Longer Hide

As a young person, I carried a Bible with a list of scripture references, many of them from the Psalms, carefully Scotch-taped inside the cover. Each was a promise, or an encouragement, or a word of hope for a variety of everyday struggles: when you feel afraid, when...
Check Please! by Lynn Brinkley

Check Please! by Lynn Brinkley

“Remain in the same house, eating and drinking whatever they provide, for the laborer deserves to be paid. Do not move about from house to house.” (Luke 10:7) This month’s ministry manners blog will address the elephant in the room . . . honorariums. This topic is...