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Loving God with your Mind

Do you ever have those days or weeks where there is so much in your head that is not cohesive that you have a hard time forming a sentence? Yeah, me too. Like right now, me too.  I have really slimmed the things down in my life, but sometimes life has extras that you have … Continue reading

the number one rule of disciple-making

Do not try to lead in what you do not practice. If you want people to grow in relationship with the Lord and be changed. You must be in relationship with the Lord and be changed. Abide in Him for apart from Him you can do nothing.

Those who endure…The true test of you

Endurance…not a popular topic these days.  We want a quick fix…an easy answer…a breathtaking miracle.  Microwave meals, google answers, fad diets, instant transformations…that’s what we see and expect.  When it doesn’t happen this way, we get exasperated and want to give up. Endurance (noun) is the ability or strength to continue or last, especially despite fatigue, … Continue reading

Dealing with sin in our lives…

Here is a blog from my personal blog that should be helpful in our worldview of dealing with the sin in our lives.  It is serious and hard and so easy to want to ignore…but like a cancer, it spreads and eats us alive to kill us.  

December 2012 Newsletter

Women’s Discipleship Concepts December 2012—Newsletter WDC is a 501-3c nonprofit ministry. If you are so led to make a tax-deductible gift, please send checks to 10012 Double Tree Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932. Highlights of 2012: April: I had the opportunity to speak to the women of Central Baptist Church, Bearden at their spring banquet. The … Continue reading

The Long Haul

       Ever planted a garden?  Perhaps I should ask, ever planted a successful garden?  It is an investment–a continuous investment of time and energy.  There is planting, weeding, watering, pruning, feeding, weeding, watering, keeping critters away, harvesting.  The results depend on the type of soil, the temperature, the amount of water–most of these … Continue reading

Long awaited blooms

       I love perennials.  First and foremost, I am cheap.  They do come back if you do not have a killer instinct–and sometimes even if you do!  Secondly, they gain strength with each year.  Thirdly, they multiply.         Four years ago, my mom bought plants for me for my birthday.  It was so much fun … Continue reading

Update letter

I am so grateful for the very fruitful summer and fall that we have had at WDC.  My heart is full as I reflect on hearts that have been and are being changed by the immeasurable grace of God through our Lord Jesus Christ. This July, three young women went with me to Florida for … Continue reading