Relational Poverty

When I was a youth pastor, I’d take annual foreign mission trips with my students. And leading up to the trip we’d have training and prep to do. Of the many talks we would have, one in particular was about the difference between relative poverty and absolute poverty. One shows a poverty existing only inContinue reading “Relational Poverty”

Pastoring in a Vacuum: 4 Ways to Invite Much Needed Connection

In my backpack, apart from my laptop, you’ll find 3 essentials. My iPad, my journal, and a book I’m reading (don’t judge me for not saying “bible” as it’s always accessible on my phone and/or tablet). The reasons for these three: My iPad for my bible and my tunes A book positions me to be stretchedContinue reading “Pastoring in a Vacuum: 4 Ways to Invite Much Needed Connection”

The Pastor’s Wife: 2 Thoughts on Dealing with Loneliness

Something I heard early in ministry was “ministry is a lonely place.” And it CAN be a lonely place, but it DOESN’T have to be that way. What I learned was that the enemy works in isolation, but God works in community. Being a pastor’s wife isn’t always easy. Relationships and friendships can be difficult or complicated. InContinue reading “The Pastor’s Wife: 2 Thoughts on Dealing with Loneliness”

Marriage blog: “Too busy: The art of abusing with neglect.”

Sobering moments.  There’s no other words for those times or events that send us back to earth to the real world we are living in.  This is what I read in an article that my youth pastor sent me. Long story short (you can read it in its entirety here), a CEO was known for workingContinue reading “Marriage blog: “Too busy: The art of abusing with neglect.””

2 Minute Devos: Crash – Day 17

Welcome to “Crash”…every day: Glorify God. Pray over the daily prayer point. Pray for the lost. Today’s Scripture: Isaiah 41:10 …fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

2 Minute Marriage Devo: “You’re not alone” #marriage

June is our journey through some scripture selections on the topic of Marriage.  I want to invite you to join me. It’s as simple as looking at the blog and reading the passage for the day.  Today’s passage is Isaiah 41:10: Isaiah 41:10 10 fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I amContinue reading “2 Minute Marriage Devo: “You’re not alone” #marriage”