Drawing Near to God: 3 Ideas for a Spiritual Retreat

By  Sherry Graf One of my all time favorite passages of the Lord’s love for us is Zephaniah 3:17. It reads: The Lord your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy. In the busyness of our lifestyle as moms in ministry, … Continue reading Drawing Near to God: 3 Ideas for a Spiritual Retreat

Pursuing a Culture of Seeking out Wisdom

By Linnette Bachman In our Google-everything culture, it is easy to get information very quickly. Need a recipe that is vegetarian, gluten-free, feeds 20, and can freeze well? Boom. About 3 million options will pop-up to offer you help. Is your 4-month-old not sleeping at night? Boom. Over 6 million links appear in less than one second for you to peruse. Many will be the … Continue reading Pursuing a Culture of Seeking out Wisdom

Speaking to Yourself Versus Listening to Yourself

Recently a young woman sat on my couch with tears streaming down her face. “I feel like God is always angry with me!” she blurted through the sobs. I paused to ponder my answer, “Why do you feel God is angry with you?” As she unpacked her reasoning it was clear she was not speaking the truth about her identity in Christ to herself.  Rather … Continue reading Speaking to Yourself Versus Listening to Yourself