Teaching from Montana Ministry Network’s Family Camp July 3-7, 2017

I am so blessed to have been a part of Montana Ministry Network’s family camp a couple weeks ago! Every session I taught was recorded and can be found here: http://www.glacierbiblecamp.org/family-camp/ Please click on the “Bible Hour” icons beginning on Monday and move all the way through to Friday. A copy of the notes we […]

An Exciting Way to Do Bible Study!

Are you bored or confused with Bible study? Do you need help with sermon/teaching/Bible study preparation or exegetical paper writing? I’d like to introduce you to a hands-on method of Bible study that has helped several people get excited about studying the Bible again (or for the first time) and has helped others to do […]

Called By God, Compelled to Serve, Part 4: Jesus in the Four Canonical Gospels

One of the many fascinating aspects of the life of Jesus (as written in the four canonical gospels) is how many stories include women. Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, and Uriah’s wife (Bathsheba) are included in Matthew’s version of the genealogy of Jesus. Mary, Elizabeth, and Anna are included in the story of Jesus’ early life. Mary […]

Called By God, Compelled to Serve, Part 3: 1 Corinthians 14. 27-35

1 Corinthians 12-14 addresses various aspects of church life, including the importance and value of every person in the church, spiritual gifts, acting and responding to others with love, and disturbances during the actual church services that cause confusion and discord within the church body. 1 Corinthians 14.27-35 infers that 1) multiple people were speaking […]

Called By God, Compelled to Serve, Part 2: 1 Timothy 2.8-15

“Called by God, Compelled to Serve” Part Two  Prayer, Learning, and Action—1 Timothy 2.8-15 1 Timothy 2.8-15 presents a compelling call for prayer, learning, and action. In this blog post, we’ll take a look these three aspects in order to help us understand what was going on in the Ephesian church at the time this […]

Called by God, Compelled to Serve, Part One: Genesis 3.16

Introduction to “Called by God, Compelled to Serve” The purpose of this blog series “Called by God, Compelled to Serve” is to answer the questions: Can women be called by God to serve in leadership positions in the church at large? If not, why not? If so, how should they respond? In these blog postings, […]

Reminiscing

We just finished a Bible study on the Parables of Jesus at my local church last night, and I find myself reminiscing about times past. I’ve been involved in church ever since I can remember, but my high school years were a challenge. I remember coming to a point where I really wanted to learn […]