It was one year ago that IRead More
Have you ever been told a secret that someone has never shared with anyone else?
How many times have heard a confession and you knew you were on sacred ground?
Have you ever been invited into a situation and you had no idea what to say or what to do?
Of course you have.
It is a holy privilege. It is a sacred space into which we are invited.Read More
Moses cracks me up. What he says in Numbers 11 is kind of whiny. I am sure it wasn’t funny to him at the time, but it makes me crack up (maybe because I have found myself saying the same thing).
"I cannot carry all these people by myself; the burden is too heavy for me."Read More
My husband and I were talking to a man who had pastored for many years. He said to us (my paraphrase),
“Ministry has a cumulative weight. You carry all that has come before.”
That resonated. We aren’t just carrying our to-do list for today, or our prayers in our hearts, or our concerns and worries, or our joys and celebrations of today. In ministry, we carry with us the pains of all of our ministry years, and also the experiences of our “highs” of “the good ole’ days.”Read More