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She Called Him Teacher

In Jesus’ day, rabbis did not teach women. In fact, a rabbi would not speak to a woman if he passed her on the street. But as we peer into the gospels, we see story after story about how Jesus broke through every cultural barrier and social boundary to reach out to women and nourish [...]

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Knowing Your Forgiveness

The things we feel ourselves wanting to hide from God are often times the things that should be propelling us into His presence. What the enemy wants us to keep hidden in our hearts is defeated when we bring it to the feet of Jesus, there is victory found when our knees hit the ground [...]

July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

No More Holding Back

No more holding back. I wonder if the widow in the temple heard those words whispered in her soul as she clutched the warm coins in her hand. Pressing the precious metal into her perspiring palm, she held them tightly for the last time. They were all she had to live on—dropping the coins would [...]

June 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Great Lengths for Just One

He went to great lengths to reach her. Jesus crossed all cultural boundaries and social norms to journey to the well at Samaria and wait to speak with just one woman. He was weary from his long trip, but she was worth his journey (John 4:4-8). Great lengths just for one. I just love this [...]

June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Our Salvation, HIS Delight

The call that we hear to come to Jesus, to taste freedom, and to lay our burdens down is persistent through every stage of life. Often times the voice of the Father seems drowned out by the burdens we carry, it’s hard to hear the call of freedom when we allow chains, already broken, to [...]

June 11th, 2018|0 Comments

He Sees You

You’ll make it through this—oh yes you will. One step of courage at a time. His eyes are on you. Jesus knows the hairs on your head. He sees the tears fall. He knows the storm in your life. He knows—his eyes are on you and he will fill you with courage and strength. They [...]

June 4th, 2018|0 Comments

False Shepherds

The men threw her before the crowd—she had been caught in the act of adultery. Her dignity died, and fear eclipsed her heart. Pulling the blanket she had grabbed from her crime scene tightly around her shoulders, she was barely able to cover her nakedness. However, she could find nothing to cover the awful shame [...]

May 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Optimistic Resilience

Patience perseverance. Optimistic Resilience. Reckless love for new life. Two women from different worlds but with the same determined drive find a way to partake of Perfect Love. To experience abundant life, two women on the outside would break current glass ceilings with optimistic resilience on their Lord and usher in a new season. At [...]

May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

She Followed Jesus

You matter. Your life matters. You are designed by God to make a difference. But often life’s challenges can speak a different story to our hearts. Sometimes, they make it hard to believe God’s truth about who we really are. Jesus invites us to live differently by seeing differently. Walking by faith….those challenges become the [...]

May 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Capitol Community Church Retreat

Harmony Poem by Millicent Phillips ©2018 Millicent Phillips Harmony happens when we realize two truths: our voice is valuable and different voices do not COMPETE with our sound they COMPLETE our sound. I was asked to speak on unity this past weekend at a church retreat and I asked Millicent Phillips to write a poem [...]

April 19th, 2018|0 Comments