Clergy Appreciation Month

Clergy Appreciation Month

At the age of 24, I became a pastor’s wife. Three years later, I can tell you that pastoring is still the most isolating profession I know. It’s hard work nurturing souls for the Kingdom; it’s even harder when those people don’t think they need nurturing. This is just...
A Time For Harvest

A Time For Harvest

The farmer had a friendly and familiar face. His fields, which were adjacent to the playground, wrapped around two sides of the school. The children waved to him as he rode past in his tractor, and in winter, they skated on his pond at the bottom of the sledding...
CULTURE

CULTURE

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about things that are passed down to us. Culture is a chosen way of life that is passed down from family to family. As family culture is passed down, some people may adhere to it (whether it’s good or bad) while others may reject it and...
Finding A Desire For God

Finding A Desire For God

Desire. A loaded word. Desire suggests passion, romance and pleasure; or it can evoke cravings, shame and unmet longings. We might describe our desire as a hunger, itch, thirst, drive or yearning. Americans, searching for significance, long for the freedom to express...
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