The Working Wife

by Andrea Murray Pastor's Wife Calvary Baptist Church Allison Park, Pennsylvania MANY COUPLES FACE the difficult decision of whether or not the wife should work outside the home. Sometimes this need arises because of living in an expensive area, maybe because of trying to help supplement the family income while getting a new ministry going, [...]

By | 2017-09-06T23:10:34+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Home, Joy, Marriage, Victorious Christian Living|0 Comments

Consider the Faces

by Missy Shook Missionary, Thailand Our family had the privilege of going to the field fully supported by our sending church for our first term. We are now traveling on deputation raising support so that we can return to Thailand and our ministries there. Having already worked on the field, we have obtained a [...]

By | 2017-09-06T22:55:13+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Faith, Joy, 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|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

The Bible-Our Standard for Freedom

By Ruth James While the storm clouds gather far across the sea Let us swear allegiance to a land that’s free Let us all be grateful for a land so fair As we raise our voices in a solemn prayer. God bless America, land that I love Stand beside her and guide her Through [...]

By | 2017-07-03T15:40:58+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Motherhood, Victorious Christian Living|Comments Off on The Bible-Our Standard for Freedom

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 [...]

When the Storms Come

By Maria Sarver, Ghana Team, Ghana, South Africa I sure do like a rain shower, don’t you? I love the cool breeze that comes after a rain—especially here in Ghana, West Africa. But storms—now, that’s a different story. Storms can do lots of damage. A few years back, our church auditorium was a tent. One Monday night [...]

By | 2017-03-28T23:03:20+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Faith, Hurts, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment

Dancing in the Rain

Staying Encouraged During Times of Discouragement by Sarah Inman, Team Member of Team Thailand FIVE MONTHS AND STILL NO RAIN. Drought had come for the third year in a row. Villages brought water in by truck. The wells and water tanks were drying up rapidly. Temperatures rose to 113°, and humidity made it seem even hotter. When drought [...]

By | 2017-03-28T14:24:50+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Faith, Joy, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|2 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

My Hard Times

by Rachel Wolfe, Crown Point, Indiana “God’s been good…in my life.  I feel blessed beyond my wildest dreams when I go to sleep each night.  And though I’ve had my share of hard times…” What’s the next phrase in this song? “…I wouldn’t change them if I could.” As I was listening to this [...]

By | 2017-03-07T21:42:57+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Faith, Hurts, Joy, Trials, Victorious Christian Living|1 Comment