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March 26, 2014 By CBMW Guest
By Christine Hoover Editor’s Note: One of our regular writers, Christine Hoover, shares her insights on women, friendship, and ministry. We hope you are encouraged as much as we were. ********************************************************************** You’re usually going to have to be the initiator. Other women will assume that you’re too busy, that you have tons of friends, and...
October 22, 2013 By CBMW Guest
By Lindsey Carlson One week before school started our church held a parent meeting to introduce their new midweek children’s program. I’d gone for information but ended up volunteering to lead a class. In the car on the way home I explained my impulsive decision to my husband: “They needed help teaching, I love to...
September 3, 2013 By CBMW Guest
Brian Croft and Cara Croft. The Pastor’s Family: Shepherding Your Family through the Challenges of Pastoral Ministry.Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013. 176 pp. $ 16.99. by Jonathon D. Woodyard When the Apostle Paul lists the qualifications for pastoral ministry he indicates that a pastor must “manage his own household well” (1 Tim 3:3). Brian and Cara Croft...
August 20, 2013 By CBMW Guest
  By Gloria Furman Editor’s Note: This is part 2 in a 3 part series on being a pastor’s wife. Stay tuned for part 3. And if you need to catch up, you can read part 1 here. ************************************************************ “I just want to take a minute to soak this in.” Our cheeky South African friend...
August 15, 2013 By CBMW Guest
By Katie Van Dyke It’s not difficult to pick up on the fact that many single women really struggle in this stage of life. As a single woman, I know how hard and frustrating it can be to wait for a godly man to come along. I have a great desire to be a godly...
July 22, 2013 By CBMW Guest
  By Monica Paterson Who are you?  On what do you base your identity?  “For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith…and if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise” (3:26-29).  This is the point of the letter to the Galatians.  Written to a church confused...