January 2019, Revival

Revival Introduction

When most of us think of revival, we picture a church meeting where the preacher warns us of the sinful lives we are living & works to dedicate ourselves to getting on the right path with God. This is one type of revival but I want to discuss something different. When I think of revival, I think of reawakening. Perhaps…

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January 2019, Revival

Beginnings

The new year has started & it is a month of beginnings. The days & weeks lie ahead of us like a blanket of fresh snow: clean, unmarked, & waiting for us. Too often we rush into the new year with a long list of resolutions & plans, only to burn out or give up in frustration a few weeks,…

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Guilty Mommy Groups, Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

5 Powerful Reasons to Begin an In-home Small Groups: #2 Support & Advice

When you belong to a larger group, you have the opportunity to meet a variety of people, women that have different backgrounds, experiences, interests, etc. In a small group, while the members may be different from one another, they are probably like-minded. There is a reason you join THAT specific group, whether it’s the fact you friend belongs, the group…

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Guilty Mommy Groups, Guilty Mommy Guide 2 Life

5 Powerful Reasons to Begin an In-home Small Group: Introduction

Beginning in seminary, I have been fascinated by the Early Church. Specifically, I’m interested in the role small in-home groups played in the growth of, not just the Church but Christians also. While Christians would meet in large groups about the size of a small to mid-sized church today, they met most frequently in one another’s homes. These house churches…

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