• Encouragement

    Don’t Quit Part Four

    “Three performances!  We’ll never get that many people.” Church choir members blurted out their opinions on expanding our Easter presentation to more than just two church services. “We’ve never had that many people here for anything.”  “We’ll be too tired…

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    Don’t Quit Part Three

    My battles with impatience are lifelong.  At age five, I grew tired of waiting for mom to help clean my fishbowl. I cleaned it alone, superbly, with Ivory Dish soap, and poor fishy still swimming inside.  During my teen years…

  • Encouragement

    Don’t Quit- Part Two

    Depression is a cunning device Satan can use to lure people away from their destiny.  We once knew a pastor suffering severe despondency.  He determined that his dysfunctional church caused him to fall into this state.  His solution?  Leave that…

  • Encouragement

    Don’t Quit

    Ken and I used to spend sleepless nights imagining different lives, rather than ministry.  We discussed re-activating our teaching degrees or opening a restaurant. With skewed vision, everyone else seemed to be happier than us.  We’d foolishly fantasize better lives…