Monthly Archives: June 2018

Brokenness Made Whole – a woman’s journey to being a pastor

Wholeness By Jane Spriggs   “Children are to be seen and not heard”  was what I heard, and learned…   But you, God, have created me to be an extrovert a shepherd a preacher to lead and feed your people. … Continue reading

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My Refugees, My Family

The first of my family to arrive on this continent were refugees, French Huguenots fleeing religious persecution, imprisonment and the threat of death in 17th Century France. Louis XIV gradually increased persecution of Protestantism …, ultimately ending any legal recognition … Continue reading

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Calling Evil Good and Good Evil in Today’s World – three insights from C.S. Lewis

Good people know both good and evil: bad people do not know about either. (Mere Christianity.) Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst. (Reflections on the Psalms.) The descent to hell is easy, and those who begin … Continue reading

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The Plain Meaning of Scripture – How a Woman Pastor Honors God’s Call

[Crystal Lutton’s guest post relates her journey to become a pastor and preacher and how she overcame opposition from those who said she must reject God’s call in her life.] When God first called me to ministry and told me … Continue reading

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Top Five Books to Leave off Your Summer Reading List – you’ll be glad you did!

Summer reading is some of the best reading. Choose wisely and – whatever you do! – make sure you don’t read these books: Pride and Prejudicial Error: In this sequel to Pride and Prejudice, Lizzie Bennet’s adventures continue after her … Continue reading

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Looking Out for One Another – beyond manliness and femininity

The Bible says to love each other, comfort each other, lift each other up. It does not say that these are specifically masculine endeavors, even when the two people involved are a man and a woman. Agatha Christie captured this … Continue reading

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