Monthly Archives: April 2014

Dare Mighty Things

Dare Mighty Things

Reviews Halee Gray Scott's timely book moves women beyond the gender debate zone to deal with the practical challenges women face in the often uncharted territory of ministry leadership. CAROLYN CUSTIS JAMES, Author, Half the Church   Occasionally a book comes along with the power to inspire significant change. Dare Mighty Things qualifies–and I couldn't put it down. Over and over, I marveled at the wisdom of her beautiful young voice, calling women out of the shadows to experience the joy of leading for the Lord.  DR. SUE EDWARDS, Associate Professor of Educational Ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary "Finally someone has filled the need
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Broke

Broke

"God let us go broke. "Dead broke. We got caught in a horrible swirl of depressed housing markets, of sagging businesses, of long periods of underemployment and then unemployment, of debt from uncovered medical expenses. All of this hit at once, leaving us wondering where on earth we?d land, dependent on the kindness of family and friends to even attempt to make ends meet. "And yet, when I asked God to let me find him (really find him) and to know him (really know him) and to see him and smell him and taste him and sense his presence and
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Found

Found

A Story of Questions, Grace, and Everyday Prayer Embracing a new way to pray and an old way to God. My first year of motherhood I lost prayer. I lost early mornings of quiet, mornings in my pajamas with a Bible in my lap, mornings when I spoke my mind’s chaos into God’s ear and let the chaos come back ordered, holy sealed. I lost peace. I lost clarity and certitude. My faith was never perfect before my son was born, but somewhere in that first year, somewhere in my distraction and exhaustion, I lost the Spirit-life I had known.
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