Monday, March 30, 2009

"Tell me why?"

This young man can sing and this song has a great message! His name is Declan Galbraith. This video is a few years old, but what an awesome voice!

It's basically saying why can't we be friends and look out for our fellow man that is in need and hurting by giving them a helping hand.

Hope you enjoy. Just click on the title for the link.


Friday, March 27, 2009

Crossing into your Promised Land

Today I am featuring a blog that I follow by Cheryl Turnbull. It's called Mentoring Pastor's wives and Women in Ministry. There is a link to this on blogs that I follow. It's very good and speaks I believe to all us at one point or another in our lives.

Be strong and courageous as Joshua chapter one tells us. Don't be afraid to cross over into your promised land. You know, each one of us has a very different promised land. If we were all the same, life would be boring.

What is it God has called you to? Are you still standing on this side of the water just looking at the other side, dreaming? Be strong. Be courageous. Stand in awe of what God has in store for you. If it were an easy task it really would not be worth the effort. Thank God that He has given you the ability to have vision, to dream and set goals.

Ask yourself the following question:

"Am I living in my promised land, or am I settling for life as it is now?"

What is it you need to do to become more bold? Maybe you are in a place where God is telling you to sit still and learn at His feet. Some of the time that is the best place to be. To some that would be a bold sit and be still. God may have you in a place where you are to soak in from others and not "do" anything right now. That is ok. He is preparing you. Believe me, I had to learn to accept that process.

To others, maybe you have sat too long and God is trying to get you to move, because you are ready. It is your time. Now get up and get going. The sky is the limit with you and God. Your imagination is the only thing that is holding you back. Cross over to the other side into your Promised Land and let God be glorified.

I would love to hear some stories of what God is doing in your life. Are you at the sitting still point, or are you crossing over? Share with us so we can learn from you.

Remember God wants us to be Intentional Women this year!


Saturday, March 21, 2009

Breakfast at Dutch Heritage

Today I had the privilege of meeting with Pastor's wives and Women's Ministries Directors from Section 13. We met for Breakfast at the Dutch Heritage and had a great meal and a time of sharing with one another.

It is an honor for me to work with such awesome women of God. The support, love and cooperation we have with one another is refreshing. We all share the same vision and that is a heart for ministry and women.

What a blessing to share with these precious women! Their friendship is treasured!Those of us in pastoral ministry can only understand the same stresses, hardships and experiences that we all face.

I encouraged these ladies to love and lift each other up in those hard times, rejoice together in the good times.

Pastor Darla Young ended our time with prayer and intercession for needs and for those that were unable to be with us today.

The women in leadership from section 13 are wonderful and we are so blessed to have them in these positions "for such a time as this". God has placed them in their churches to inspire others towards Christ. They serve with excellence and a heart of love.

On another note, our section event will be on Saturday, June 27th to be hosted by Church of Hope in Sarasota. Mark it on your calendars and save the date! More information and details will be coming soon!

Also, just wanted to let you know that there will be a PenFlorida District Luncheon during District Council on Tuesday, May 5th at the Hilton, Orlando/Altamonte Springs Hotel. The ticket price is $30.00 per person. The guest speaker is Pastor Maria Khaleel. She is a powerful preacher! You may call the district office to reserve your spot by calling 863-683-5726 ext. 232. You may also go to and download forms to send in to reserve your spot.

I look forward to seeing you soon!



Friday, March 6, 2009

The Intentional Woman

This month at my home church we are featuring the National Assemblies of God theme, "The Intentional Woman". The national office sent packets to all the churches so that you would have the information and tools to present this to your ladies and congregation.

We've chosen to promote this theme in our March monthly meeting. You can order everything you need from (GPH) Gospel Publishing House. The posters are beautiful! Everything is color coordinated and has a "Spring" feel to it! Check out the website by clicking on "The Intentional Woman" above to order items.

I'm excited about the program and will present the drama, which by the way is very good and relevant for today's woman.

There is a message that your leadership can speak on or just build on and make it your own.

I am encouraged that our National office has presented us something that is exactly where women are today. It addresses issues and challenges that today's woman is facing. It reaches all women regardless of where they are in their lives from single to widowed and everything in between.

Use this tool to help reach more women in your churches and community. There is a bible study, and many other resources that will benefit you in ministry to women.

So, check out your packet and encourage your ladies to become "Intentional Women".


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