jason samuelBiblical Womanhood, Life in Ministry, Marriage, Pastor's Wife

Pastor Appreciation Month

Did you know that October is Pastor Appreciation Month? It’s one of those things that I tend to lump with all of the other Hallmark-invented “holidays.” Which, translated, means that I don’t really pay too much attention to them….and usually end up forgetting all about them. But, still… “We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and …

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Passions of the HeartBook Reviews, Currently Reading, Life in Ministry, Marriage, Pastor's Wife, Thinking Biblically

Book Review: Passions of the Heart

It can be easy to assume that the struggle with purity, lust, and sexual sin is primarily a man’s problem. I can assure you, it’s not. The struggle with sin (any kind of sin), and the temptation to follow our heart is common to all mankind – men and women. In his newest book, Passions of the Heart: Biblical Counsel …

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In Loving Memory

In October of last year, my dad was diagnosed with stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. He passed away 3 weeks later, on November 1st. We had a memorial service for him shortly after his death, here in Texas where he had lived for the past year and a half. And, we just returned from a second service in California, where he …

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Biblical Womanhood, Currently Reading, Life, Life in Ministry, Mommyhood, Pastor's Wife, Summer Challenge, Thinking Biblically

Summer Challenge: Praying for my Children

I am so excited about my project for this summer! Praying for our children kind of goes without saying when you’re a mom (or a dad). But, often I feel like I am just “winging it,” with the same old requests for health, safety, and salvation each day. (And, of course, for patience for myself throughout the day!) I want …

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