Monthly Archives: October 2016

Lessons in Faith from the Gospel of Mark

Every year, a few days before January 1st, I pray for a Bible verse to claim over my life for the upcoming year. Without fail, the Lord always leads me to a verse and, throughout the year, He uses it to encourage me, teach me, and fulfill promises in ways I never could have foreseen. This year, I was led to a verse in Mark. A few days later, I spent a long morning at LifeWay strolling the aisles, trying … Continue reading

Storeroom of the Heart

When we found out that Brentwood Baptist was starting a new “Multicultural LIFE Group,” we knew it would be a perfect fit for us. When we found out, about a year later, that God was asking us to lead in the group, I thought maybe that fit wasn’t quite as perfect. Here’s a bit of that story and what God is teaching us through our new position. About 18 months ago, Brentwood Baptist began a new Multicultural LIFE Group. At … Continue reading

Taking Time to Rest

It can’t possibly be ok for me to feel tired! After all, there are persecuted Christians all over the world and missionaries who labor tirelessly for Christ.  I have it so easy just leading two LIFE Groups.  I have even cut back from ministering every week at the women’s prison.  Those were my thoughts in the spring of 2016 along with an overwhelming feeling of guilt. I have had a calling for women’s ministries and have led Bible studies for … Continue reading