A Woman’s Place
Where do women belong?
Where do women belong?
For some reason, gratitude kept getting threaded through my sermons each week of Advent. I preached on how to turn complaining or negativity into gratitude.
It was a powerful experience to preach from behind this table on leadership for the future where candles were lit in front of pictures of some of the ‘saints.’
Do you know what I love about you folks? You are very cooperative! Almost any time I ask someone if they will do something, they say yes! Not always, but usually. Last week, I approached 4 people about the possibility of us having a student from the Atlantic School of Theology in January, two said…
As we continue with our series based on the book Holy Currencies, the author Rev. Eric Law, says this about the Currency of Gracious Leadership: Gracious leadership does not accept the linear, top-down, and static leadership style that assumes: “The first shall be first, and last shall be last.” In this kind of leadership, the…
Dynamic Discernment – Reason, Emotion and Power in Change Leadership by Sarah B. Drummond As an Intentional Interim Minister, I am always looking to add to my library books and other material that will enhance my ministry. One phrase in the introduction had an immediate impact,…
Who has packed away Christmas all the Christmas decorations? Who keeps their tree and decorations up till Epiphany, which was yesterday? Despite this meme, both dates are human constructs. Jesus wasn’t born on Christmas Day and the Wise Men didn’t show up that night OR 12 days later. I know, it’s shocking and mind blowing…
Imagine the first Pentecost… That fearful band of followers of Jesus. Their beloved leader who was put to death, rose three days later and spent the next 50 days seemingly popping in and out of situations, still preaching, teaching and healing. And then he ascended into heaven. Gone away again. And then there was Pentecost… the day when the…
Love Essence Acceptance Decisions Eager Respect Spirit Hope Inspiration Presence Lydia is one of my favourite women in the Bible and especially the new or second testament. She was a business woman… resourceful… She is peaceful, yet attentive—good traits for a successful merchant—and she has learned to quickly assess potential buyers and sellers…In business, one…
As a young woman and mother I was careful to raise my son to be both nurturing and adventurous. He got dolls as well as trucks. He wore the rainbow of colours, not just ‘boys’ colours. His father shared equally in household chores and childcare. This was the mid-seventies; the woman’s movement had inspired me to dream of…
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