Book Review: The Red Book

Disclosure: I received a free copy of Mark Harper’s “The Red Book” in exchange for writing a review on the blog and Amazon. All opinions are my own and truthfully, I’m excited to share those opinions with you! There are also Amazon affiliate links below that sends me chump change without further to cost to […]

Thinking Orange

For the next few days, I’m taking a break from the Blog-tember Challenge to focus on this busy week. I am blogging from the airport. In a few hours, I will be in Irvine attending the 2-day Orange Tour conference. Our children’s ministry is transitioning to a family ministry this year and I said that […]

Operation Christmas Child + a Giveaway

“If you can’t be an athlete, be an athletic supporter” Principal McGee, Grease. I’ve always thought the same when it comes to missions. We can’t all be missionaries, but we can support them. We can’t all give monthly support to missionaries, but there are many other ways to support people in the mission field. Today I […]

It’s Not a Numbers Game

I’m paring down my wardrobe in an attempt to be more organized, and I realized that I have a lot of clothes. Well, I knew I did, but when I started counting them…there’s nothing like a number to put things in perspective. The same can be said for the ministry. Because Jesus fed 5000 with 7 […]

Getting Your Ministry Ducks in a Row

  As part of getting our ducks in a row at church, we had a Child Abuse Training last Saturday to comply with insurance requirements. It was long. It was emotionally and mentally draining. It was held too early in the morning. And oh yeah, I taught it. I was asked to hold the training (teach the training?) because […]

Short & Sweet Ministry Breaks

I can’t stress the importance of getting rest from ministry work. If you’re a ministry volunteer, worker or leader, you know how busy the ministry can get. It’s not just a Sunday thing. It takes up time and energy, and of course, we want to give our best because ministry work is for God. Remember […]