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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

I Just Can’t Do Everything!

By Chrissy Hon, Pastor's Wife, Providence Baptist Church, Lowell, Indiana TRUST IS a vital ingredient to our faith. We trust the Bible to be the Word of God, teaching us about God and all we know of Him. So many struggles in my Christian life are trust problems. If I do not trust my God as [...]

By | 2017-03-28T22:08:48+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Faith, Motherhood, Relationships|6 Comments

Keeping Your Marriage Strong in Difficult Times

by Vicky Lutz, Belleville, Michigan My husband and I have been married for 36 years. We have seen our share of ups and downs, as does every surviving marriage. Life happens to us all. I have often wondered why some marriages survive difficult times and others don’t. Recently, I was asked what kept my marriage strong during one [...]

By | 2017-03-20T23:23:13+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Marriage, Relationships|3 Comments

Making His Way My Way

Many years ago I spoke on the subject of “Making His Way My Way.” I spoke about having to change my ways because my husband is so different from me. Early in our marriage, I realized that I had to change or there would be war in the home. I had to learn to buy [...]

By | 2017-03-08T15:57:53+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Marriage, Relationships, Victorious Christian Living|Comments Off on Making His Way My Way