A Woman’s Work (It’s Not What You Think)

A Woman’s Work (It’s Not What You Think)

I liked winter ok until I had children. I say “ok” because I was never a great lover of frigid weather. I have miserable memories of walking to school in the snow uphill…both ways! the winters we lived in Germany. The month-long Houston winters are...
How Am I Influencing My Husband?

How Am I Influencing My Husband?

I came across the following old Jewish story as I was reading about women in Biblical Israel: “The story says that a pious man once married a pious woman. They were childless, so they eventually agreed to divorce one another. The husband then married a wicked...
Leading a Small Group Bible Study: Set the Tone with Music

Leading a Small Group Bible Study: Set the Tone with Music

Back in my single days, I taught a single adult Bible study class made up of men and women of all ages that enjoyed digging into and discussing Scripture with me every week. I learned a lot about leading a small group Bible study and shared some of what I learned via...
Unexpected Revelations about the Woman of Valor

Unexpected Revelations about the Woman of Valor

My Scripture focus in 2013 has been Proverbs 31:10-31. And I’ve been surprised by the impact this passage about the woman of valor has had on me so far. For one thing, I expected that these verses would have no impact on my appearance. My initial thoughts were...
Leading a Small Group Bible Study: How to Title Bible Study Lessons

Leading a Small Group Bible Study: How to Title Bible Study Lessons

Back in my single days, I taught a single adult Bible study class made up of men and women of all ages that enjoyed digging into and discussing Scripture with me every week. I learned a lot about leading a small group Bible study and shared some of what I learned via...
Leading a Small Group Bible Study: 5 Ways to Keep Their Attention

Leading a Small Group Bible Study: 5 Ways to Keep Their Attention

I planned blog posts for the next couple of weeks in church on Sunday. I know, I know, I should have been paying attention. And I was trying, because it was a pretty good sermon. But I’m chronically tired, thanks to a 15-month-old that has started waking up at...
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