Wimpy Theology Makes Wimpy Women

I was taking my children to a friend’s house when these words came over the podcast I was listening to. My daughter immediately picked up on the word “wimpy” thinking that would be a word you should not say. What followed was a discussion of what would wimpy theology be and would it make someone wimpy. We decided we did […]

If my people….

II Chronicles 7:14 “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” S.D. Gordon: ” The great people of the earth today are the people who pray. I do […]


Quote from Elisabeth Elliott for these times of insecurity: ” Our security lies not in protecting ourselves from suffering, but in putting ourselves into the hands of God. the desire for physical and material security makes us sly and hard. No. We must be like children. The child in his father’s arms is not worried. It lies quietly at rest […]

Quotes from Perspectives

My DH and I are taking a course called Perspectives. In this class, we have the opportunity to read lots of articles on missions and hear from speakers which combine to give us a better perspective about missions. I guess you see how it gets its name. Anyways, here are two quotes that stood out to me in the past […]

Waiting versus Whacking

I am doing the bible study by Beth Moore called Living Beyond Yourself. In the lecture on patience Beth says that “Patience waits when it wants to whack.” Has she been peeking in my classroom? I thought I was a patient person until I began my first year of teaching. Now I am in my 8th year of teaching and […]

The Enemy of the “Best”

Today I was reminded of a principle from BSF a couple of years ago. Sometimes good is the enemy of the “best”. What she meant was that we have so many choices to make in life that are very good but if we say yes to every good thing, we can often miss out on the best for us. Today […]

A few thoughts about doing the hard things

Do you ever have times where you seem to be getting the same or a similar message from more then one source? Well here is the message I have been hearing lately. I am not going to add too much but let the quotes speak for themselves. 1. From Beth Moore: ” Life is hard anyways so why don’t we […]

Word of encouragement

Jude 24 God is strong and can help you not to fall. He can bring you before his glory without any wrong in you and can give you great joy. A good word for those days when we just want to give up.