A Long-Distance Grandma

By JoAnn Hollars, Pastor's Wife Ada Baptist Temple Ada, Oklahoma I have been a long-distance grandma for quite a few years. It’s really been about 13 years ago when our son-in-law Stewart and daughter Donna decided to go to Canada to be missionaries. At that time they had only two of our grandchildren, Delayna [...]

By | 2017-10-17T16:59:33+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Home, Relationships|0 Comments

26 Years of Prayer for My Lost Father

by Pastor Patrick Holt Bible Baptist Church Grover Hill, Ohio “And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.” (Galatians 6:9) MY FATHER WAS BORN in 1923 to an unsaved father and a Christian mother. He attended church as a small boy with [...]

By | 2017-10-10T17:56:24+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Motherhood, Prayer, Relationships|0 Comments

The End Result and the Reward

by Marlene Evans Founder of Christian Womanhood IF YOU HAVE ACCEPTED spiritual reproduction as the goal for your life—yes, even your very reason for living—if you have paid the price by meeting the requirements, you will see some results. The first year I was away from home, my mother had a serious operation, and [...]

By | 2017-09-06T23:22:10+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Relationships, Victorious Christian Living|0 Comments

Working on a Teachable Spirit

by Marsha Schearer I’ve heard it said before, but it bears repeating: all the good advice in the world won’t help if you don’t have a teachable spirit. Being teachable is not so much about how much you know or what you know as it is about attitude.It is the desire to listen, learn, [...]

By | 2017-08-31T14:02:40+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Relationships, Victorious Christian Living|Comments Off on Working on a Teachable Spirit

I See Gold Glittering

by Marlene Evans I HAVE WONDERED why Sunday school teachers, bus workers and Bible club leaders quit their ministries to go into activities which are eventually so much less rewarding and fulfilling.Perhaps the key to the answer is in the word eventually.We just can’t seem to wait for the end result—the last chapter—or we [...]

By | 2017-08-31T13:59:01+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Friendship, Relationships, Victorious Christian Living|Comments Off on I See Gold Glittering

Be a Pleasable Mom

by Jane Grafton One of the greatest blessings about working with Marlene Evans as closely as a number of us did was that she could observe our “needs” (i.e.mistakes, weaknesses, etc.) and observe patterns that would more than likely prove to be hurtful to our relationships.Mrs.Evans also used times like driving somewhere together, or [...]

By | 2017-08-31T13:55:21+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Home, Motherhood, Relationships|Comments Off on Be a Pleasable Mom

My Hubby Loves Me

by Christa Lowe I’m not going to lie; I’m a little OCD.I spend a little too much time aligning the comforter just so when I make the bed.I need the shower curtain pulled closed immediately after showering.I hate stuff being left out, and I always wash my dishes in a certain order.I can ignore [...]

By | 2017-08-31T13:53:17+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Joy, Marriage, Relationships|Comments Off on My Hubby Loves Me

When I Wasn’t There for You, He Was

by Glorianne Gibbs As we are growing up, we all learn by example, whether it is by a good one or poor one. My sweet mother was not saved until late in her life, and what I learned from her were many things that I didn’t want to teach my children. From an early age, I [...]

By | 2017-05-01T16:34:48+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Hurts, Motherhood, Relationships, Trials|4 Comments

Contented or Conflicted?

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” –Robert Frost As a peace-loving individual, I would just love it if all conflicts, misunderstandings, hurts, and offenses could be avoided altogether. However, I have been unable to find a “Paradise Bubble” where I [...]