Busting the Marital Myths

It is a common mistake for husbands and wives to jump to conclusions about the status of their marriages because of the temptation to buy into marital myths.

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What’s Your Secret?

What’s your secret? What has “stronghold” written all over it in your private thought life, relationships, marriage, or ministry? When is the last time you gave the Holy Spirit permission to do a detailed inventory of your motives?

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Life in the Comfort Zone

What is holding you back from your ‘next’? What have you said ‘no’ to in the past because you didn’t think you could conquer it with ease? And more importantly, what has God asked you to do that you’ve emphatically turned down because the skill needed wasn’t easily accessed in your current toolbox?

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Inconvenient Prayer

At the age of 46, I was serving alongside my husband, Joe, of 29 years, in pastoral ministry. Things were going well at the church in which we were serving as senior pastors, our children were raised, and Joe and I were excited about what lay ahead for Tuxedo Assembly of God in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Then, suddenly, on an early Sunday morning, Joe passed away, leaving me there to deal with a life without him.

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WE win!

As the swimmers get set for each heat of competition, our 11-and 6-year-old daughters are on the edge of their seats, making sure they’ve been able to spot all of the American flags digitally floating in their perspective lanes. The beeper that signals for the race to begin sends a wave of energy throughout the pool, the Olympian arena stands,…and our living room. “Go! Go! Go!” “We’re ahead!” “WE are winning!” And then finally, “WE won!”

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Sanctuary//Ministry to Ministry Wives

What began as a powerful two-night retreat last February (2015) has now evolved in to a community of ministry wives, connecting via social media and other venues. This week we have launched a new website exclusively for Sanctuary.

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