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  • Jul 2016
  • Getting Out the Speck

    We’ve all experienced the discomfort of a speck of dirt in the eye. The last time this hap ...

  • May 2016
  • Connections

    Connections is a journal written by ministry wives and women in ministry of Grace Communio ...

  • Dismissed!

    In courtrooms, judges sometimes dismiss charges. When a trial is over, the judge dismisses ...

  • Feb 2016
  • A Resolution of Hope

    “Give hope, give life, give blood.” That’s the slogan of the Southern California blood ban ...

  • May 2013
  • He Knows My Name

    The population of the world is about seven billion. According to an article on wikipedia, ...

  • Mar 2013
  • Praying Psalm 63

    Psalm 63 (NIV, 1984) is one of my favorite psalms—but only the first eight verses. I must ...

  • Jan 2013
  • Free in Christ

    Freedom is precious. Most cultures protect the freedoms of their people, but sadly, some a ...

  • Dec 2012
  • Season’s Greedy

    No kidding – I really did see this on store window! The message is no longer subtle or uns ...

  • Nov 2012
  • Grace to Be Who You Are

    As I’ve mentioned in other articles, I’m riding a bicycle for exercise. I really enjoy it ...

  • Sep 2012
  • Life is a Journey

    A television morning show co-host shared with her audience that she has a rare blood cance ...

  • Aug 2012
  • Engage!

    When Star Trek Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the USS Enterprise points his finger at the view ...

  • Jul 2012
  • A Lesson From Laundry

    Laundry is one of those things everyone has to do, unless you can get someone else to do i ...

  • Jun 2012
  • Lessons from a bicycle

    My poor bicycle had been in the garage for several years, collecting dust. I’ve loved ridi ...

  • May 2012
  • He sees us

    Have you ever felt invisible? During a church visit (a long time ago), I stood a few feet ...

  • Apr 2012
  • The Right Place at the Right Time

    At a meeting on how to attract more customers in our direct-selling business, one woman sh ...

  • Mar 2012
  • The Eyes of Jesus

    When Mary looked into the eyes of baby Jesus, she saw God looking back at her. As the S ...

  • Feb 2012
  • Happy Endings

    I’ve loved fairy tales since I was a little girl. I read the stories over and over again, ...

  • Jan 2012
  • Enjoy the Ride

    Two days after Christmas a friend told me she was glad it was over. Her reasons included a ...

  • Dec 2011
  • Christmas Whispers

    As my daughter and I decorated our house for Christmas, my email inbox filled with message ...

  • Nov 2011
  • Never Alone

    I’m the kind of person who enjoys time alone – time to think and recharge. But being truly ...

  • Oct 2011
  • IMHO – Really?

    If you’ve ventured into the brave new world of texting or blogging, you’ve no doubt notice ...

  • Sep 2011
  • Surviving the wilderness

    I have almost caught up to the 21st century. I say almost because it takes me 10 times lon ...

  • Aug 2011
  • No More Expectations

    Expectations – we all have them. I don’t give them much thought except when mine aren’t me ...

  • Jul 2011
  • The Search for Perfection

    As the plate of chocolate chip cookies comes my way, I begin searching for the perfect one ...

  • Jun 2011
  • Understanding Prayer

    Prayer is something I’m still trying to understand. On the one hand it seems simple to exp ...

  • May 2011
  • Event news

    Interested in what's happening in women's ministry? This is the place to be! If you would ...

  • Is Your Lord Large Enough?

    Is Your Lord Large Enough? How C.S. Lewis Expands Our View of God by Peter J. Schakel. Thr ...

  • Tip for ministry wives

    Jennifer Rothschild posted a video on womensministry.net you might find interesting, wheth ...

  • Responding to God

    When I began taking medication for a minor skin condition I was told 3 out of 10 people do ...

  • Apr 2011
  • Why Jesus Had to Die – The Short Version

    Why did Jesus have to die? Wasn’t that child abuse on the part of God? What kind of parent ...

  • Mar 2011
  • WM and 20-somethings

    As our churches age, so do our women's ministries and we wonder how to attract the 20- and ...

  • Popcorn and God

    I love the salt, butter and crunch of hot, fresh popcorn. It’s my snack of choice in the e ...

  • Feb 2011
  • The Value of Life

    It was on TV news. A body was found in a ditch behind a house. The man appeared to have be ...

  • Jan 2011
  • He Knows Us Like That

    I think I know my daughter pretty well. We spend a lot of time together and enjoy each oth ...

  • Dec 2010
  • Emmanuel, Our Redeemer

    As we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Redeemer, the opening words from a beautiful h ...

  • Nov 2010
  • Hope and Trust

    One of my favorite musicals is Fiddler on the Roof. The music is wonderful and the story i ...

  • Sep 2010
  • Does God Use Us?

    Remember when previously owned cars were called used cars? I don't remember when someone d ...

  • A Full Cup

    I like a nice, hot cup of tea, so much that I dream of a cup that never empties and never ...

  • Aug 2010
  • Love Is...

    “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It i ...

  • Jul 2010
  • Let's Be Honest

    How many times have you heard someone say this? When I hear it, I wonder if the person has ...

  • Jun 2010
  • The Answer Is Not the Answer

    When we pray, we usually expect an answer, either yes, no or wait. Some cite the story of ...

  • May 2010
  • God Is in Our Moments

    My dad used to say time goes so fast it seems as if every other day is Thursday. When time ...

  • Apr 2010
  • Remember Him With Joy

    In some fellowships, communion or the Lord’s Supper is a quiet, solemn occasion, ...

  • Mar 2010
  • In the Zone

    I’m not a big sports fan and seldom use sports analogies in my articles. Football bores me ...

  • Feb 2010
  • Still Afraid of God?

    Are you still a little afraid of God? If you grew up in a church that regularly put the fe ...

  • Jan 2010
  • Time With the Word

    “Captain, we’ve entered some kind of space-time continuum. Time is accelerating and we can ...

  • Dec 2009
  • It's All About Him

    By Tammy Tkach My sister and I had a discussion about God. The god she believes in is a ...

  • Nov 2009
  • Oh Ye of Little Faith

    Have you ever been told you lacked faith? Perhaps you prayed for healing and didn’t get th ...

  • Oct 2009
  • Soul Craving

    By Joel Warne. Soul Craving is a great book to help you encourage your soul in the Lord. I ...

  • Rain to Rainbows

    In Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, Aunt Norris couldn’t bring herself to be happy for her ni ...

  • Sep 2009
  • Emmanuel, God With Us

    By Tammy Tkach Anyone who has been to my home knows I love flowers. They are everywhere ...

  • Aug 2009
  • Growing Up Is Hard To Do

    By Tammy Tkach I have a confession to make: I don’t like housework. I’d much rather be ...

  • Jul 2009
  • My Good Deed for the Day

    While out walking, I came upon a little dog wandering the neighborhood. He was friendly, s ...

  • Jun 2009
  • Real Life

    Yes, I’ve been watching Star Trek again. No, I never get tired of it. There’s someth ...

  • May 2009
  • God Isn't Like That Part 2

    After the resurrection, Jesus met a couple of his disciples on the way to Emmaus. I love ...

  • Apr 2009
  • God Isn't Like That!

    I made a new year’s resolution this year. Well, it’s not really a resolution, just a commi ...

  • Mar 2009
  • Keeping Up

    When we travel I seldom watch TV news and only glance at a newspaper a couple of times. I ...

  • Feb 2009
  • Can You Eat Only One?

    I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “I can resist anything but temptation.” When someone say ...

  • Jan 2009
  • An Oasis in the Desert

    As the new year begins, you may be thinking about injecting more life into your quiet ti ...