Anybody have a recipe for manna? It sounds pretty handy. Nutritious and sweet, God formed it on the ground each morning to feed the Israelites as they wandered in the wilderness for forty years. I’d love to figure it out so when my kids report that there’s “nothing to eat around here,” I could cooly nod towards the grass. God’s daily provision of food to this vast people group was miraculous, but it came with…June 3, 2019
You won’t see Hollywood scandals discussed frequently on the Together Blog, but sometimes the mirrors they hold before us are too illuminating to pass by. Such is the case with the current scandal in which actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman and other wealthy parents have been charged with bribing their kids’ way into elite colleges. If you’ve been anywhere near a screen of any kind in the past few weeks, you’ve heard about it.…April 1, 2019
When was the last time you were splashed with cold water? It can be jolting (your 8-year-old rigs the kitchen faucet to spray you) or refreshing (you walk by a sprinkler on a scorching day.) In either situation, you’re suddenly awake! My life lulls me to sleep. It’s not that it’s always relaxing; on the contrary, I have my share of action, crisis, and general mayhem. But sometimes the plodding nature of it rocks my…February 11, 2019
One night several months back I was snuggled up in my bed praying through Psalm 63. If you’ve never prayed through the Psalms, I highly recommend it. Not only does it steep you in God’s Word, but its structure alleviates store-list making, worry fests, and loud snoring during prayer times. With my fluffy comforter yanked to my chin, I was praying familiar words about earnestly seeking God. But as I started the second stanza, I…January 7, 2019
Welcome to the Together Blog! We’re glad you’re here and hope you find connection, encouragement, and truth in our posts.
Of course, we’d prefer to be together in person, sipping coffee and cracking jokes, but with 600 women or so at Covenant Fellowship Church, it’s tricky to make that happen. (If anyone’s building a 100 x 100 sunporch off the back of her house, let us know.)October 14, 2018