Marital Status Versus Church Work

1 Corinthians 3:9 Bible Verse Image | Satisfaction Through Christ

Marital Status in the Church I'm a PK. Pastor's Kid. I grew up in the church as a slightly feisty and infamous half-pint. In other words, I had attitude! I would often declare that I would "never marry" and that "God had called me to be single FOR LIFE". I was absolutely certain that someday He would call me to a far off mission field. (I'm not really sure why I was so … [Read more...]

How to Dehumanize Your Husband

I had looked everywhere, but I couldn't find it. And I was starting to panic. We were running late (because, let's face it, that's life with six kids), and I had to have it. Exasperated, I growled at my husband. Even though he may not have even been around. Okay, so he nowhere near. Not in the house. Or in the yard. Or even in the neighborhood. He was at work, … [Read more...]

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Honoring Your Husband

"You need to stop talking to your husband like that or you will end up without a husband," said our therapist to me about 6 years ago. That's right, I was verbally abusive to my husband; I talked down to him, and I surely did not respect him. Ladies, LISTEN to me!! I desperately implore you to RESPECT your husband EVEN if you feel like he does not deserve it! After all, you … [Read more...]

Why Become a Foster Parent?

We didn't realize it at the time, but when my husband and I began to consider foster parenting, we may have had a slight "savior complex" going on. Ahem. We knew there would be sacrifices involved. But we counted them worthwhile as we anticipated swooping into places where children were being severely abused and callously neglected, scooping them up into our arms and … [Read more...]

Supporting the Body of Christ

Chain of Support? Or Weakest Link? | Satisfaction Through Christ

We as Christians are brothers and sisters in Christ.  We are the body!  As long as we are here on this earth, we will all have different opinions, feel, think, see, do and believe differently.  The trouble is, how do we handle those differences?  Do we lash out in anger or hatred “all in the name of the Lord?” or do we speak with compassion? We can express our different … [Read more...]