Ministry Update: Gifts Galore

“My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.” Ps. 121:2, NASB Dear Readers, This is it! The week has arrived. My bags are packed. I’ll soon find myself in another country, surrounded by people whose language and culture differs from mine. Faithfully, God has brought me every step of the way. I know that […]

Favorite Scriptures To Touch Your Heart

Dear Readers, Years ago when my husband and I experienced a particularly difficult trial, a friend took time to write out a page of Bible verses and mail it to us. They didn’t add anything–they just allowed God’s Word to comfort us and minister into our hurt. I still remember. Of all the meaningful cards and thoughtful […]

Ministry Update: Fears, Requests, & Privileges

“He makes my feet like hinds’ feet, And sets me upon my high places.” Psalm 18:33 Dear Readers, Yesterday I posted my “Encouragement for You ~ Ezekiel 3:8” video, and it contains a message I hesitated to share. Yet posting it enabled me to realize that I’m afraid—afraid of traveling to another country, afraid of […]

Ministry Update: An Invitation, Opportunities, & Change

“Thou dost scrutinize my path and my lying down, And art intimately acquainted with all my ways.” Ps. 139:3, NASB Dear Readers, How are you? I mean truly—how are you? I don’t necessarily expect an answer (although please contact me if you’d like because I love to hear from you 🙂). But my point is this: we’re […]

Drawing Near: Desires of a Mother’s Heart

photo credit: Morton Family 4 by Amanda via photopin (license)   “Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.” Psalm 37:4, NASB   Loving Father, Thoughts of my children fill my heart as I consider what to pray. Worldliness beckons all around, boldly declaring its “worth.” Evil circles, stalking my […]

Moms & Mentors: Encouragement for the Weary

Photos by Steve Bachman. © 2016. Used with permission.   “I will give Thee thanks with all my heart; I will sing praises to Thee before the gods. I will bow down toward Thy holy temple, And give thanks to Thy name for Thy lovingkindness and Thy truth; For Thou hast magnified Thy word according […]

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