The Rooftop: A Crisis Of Opportunity [Book Review]

I just finished reading The Rooftop: A Crisis of Opportunity by Dennis Pethers. This book came into our hands in such an amazing way that we know God was orchestrating it. Todd and I attended the North Carolina Baptist Convention Annual Meeting last November in Greensboro. We registered quite late and were very excited that …

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Two Distractions We Must Overcome If We Are To Live On Mission

One of my favorite scriptures is Lamentations 3:22-23: The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. I don’t know about you, but I set a lot of goals for myself, but I don’t seem to accomplish a lot of them. I see changes …

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Adorned: Living Out The Beauty Of The Gospel Together (Book Review)

Our neighborhood ladies’ Bible study is doing something a little different this time. Instead of a traditional “Bible study” we are reading and discussing the book, Adorned: Living Out The Beauty Of The Gospel Together, by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.  This is unusual for me, for although I love reading books, I believe spiritual growth is …

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Opportunities With Outsiders

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.  Colossians 4:5 Have you ever been an “outsider?”  The dictionary defines it as a person who does not belong.  We’ve all experienced this at some stage of life – maybe in middle school (where it seems no one really fits in), or perhaps in …

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