This week we are reposting an interview we did several years ago with a very special lady named Margie Edwards. She wouldn’t be the culture’s idea of an influencer. She wasn’t gorgeous or accomplished in the world’s eyes. In fact, you might not even notice her except for her short stature and physical disability. But the way she lived her life was extraordinarily lovely. This past week Jesus scooped her up and took her home…
Last night I attended a prayer meeting at church. Sitting in the familiar green chairs, I smiled at the people around me, a random collection, all aware of their need for God. We worshipped together side by side, then some of them got up to pray at the microphone up front. Timid voices, strong voices, broad shoulders, stooped shoulders, zealous eyes, tired eyes, each prayer adding a stone to the foundation of my faith.
These people have no idea how much they encourage me, I thought. But I notice them. Their presence speaks volumes. Here is a sampling just from tonight. You may be among them.
The first time my husband Kevin and I visited Covenant Fellowship as non-churchgoers, we were greeted warmly in the children’s ministry known as Promise Kingdom (PK). It was the first time we were entrusting our one-year-old daughter to strangers, so we were a little nervous, but returned each Sunday, drawn to the people and amazed at how the youth served the church enthusiastically.
Merry Christmas to our beloved Together Blog readers! In hopes that you’re enjoying this festive season, here is an easy recipe that looks, tastes, and smells like Christmas. Simmer a pot of this on your stove and you’ll be humming Bing Crosby in no time. Hot Wassail (or Spiced Apple Cider) Combine the following ingredients in a large pot, and bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Reduce heat and simmer on low as people…
It is a joy for me to share with you about a ministry I have loved to participate in since 2014.
The women’s ministry at CFC provides semi-annual breakfast meetings where more than 200 ladies get to enjoy lovely morning gatherings together, being refreshed by fellowship over a meal while also receiving spiritual nourishment.