Some people may not want you in their lives. I know. It stinks. It hurts. That's okay, though. And...you know what? It may very well be you and not them. You may be the reason they don't want to play host to you. Yes, I said it.
It's as if God wants me to depend on him right now. I mean, it's as if He wants me to stop and depend on Him, trust in Him, right now – before the tears, before the next procedure, before arriving at the hospital, before the anesthesia, before the removal, before the results are relayed to me. And of course He does. His Word tells us that over and over. It's hard to remember, though, when the storm is raging, though. Isn't it?
Stop right now and think: Who hasn't been around? Who do I know is going through something? Who might be hurting?
Start this 6 part series HERE or refresh yourself on the last article. When I taught children a lot more than I do now, I used to often say, “God sends them to us perfect. It’s our job not to screw them up.” So, when parents tell me things such as… “My kiddo was just… Continue reading When Church Goes Wrong: who’s fault is it?
Begin this six-part series HERE or refresh yourself on the last part. Then we encountered something God knew we needed - a group of people that just wanted to love my son. Even though my husband still did his leadership gig at “the big church” - and still does - we began attending at a… Continue reading When Children’s Church Goes Wrong: who’s fault is it? (5 of 6)
This is part 4 of a 6 part series entitled When Children's Church Goes Wrong: who's fault is it? Start HERE at the beginning or refresh yourself on the last post. When my son was three, we attended a church that was pastored by someone who went to Bible college with a great Pastor-friend of… Continue reading When Children’s Church Goes Wrong: who’s fault is it? (4 of 6)
This is part 3 of 6 of When Children's Church Goes Wrong: who's fault is it? Begin this subject HERE or revisit the LAST POST. NO! No, I did not do that. You know why I didn't kick that child out of my class? Because you don’t teach a child by removing them from the classroom.… Continue reading When Children’s Church Goes Wrong: who’s fault is it (3 of 6)
When Children's Church Goes Wrong, is it their fault or ours?
"It's time to put your money where your mouth is, ladies and gentlemen."
Jesus is the rock of my foundation.... ....the rocks will cry out... And they remembered that God was their rock... I will say to God my rock... ...go to the mountain of the LORD, to the Rock of Israel. For who is God, besides the LORD? And who is a rock, besides our God? On… Continue reading Painted Rocks