Big News: Moving toward the dream

I’ve got some big news to share today. After years of talking and dreaming we are finally taking the steps toward making those dreams come true.  To be perfectly honest, we are mostly moving toward making my dreams come true.  My husband loves me and has stated repeatedly that his desire is to be a dream maker

52 Ways: #18

Offer a professional service for a deep discount or for free April showers bring May flowers….what do Mayflowers bring?  If you answered Pilgrims, you’d be right……and wrong.  April showers bring dirty cars.  Whether you live in sunny So Cal or in snow-weary Boston spring weather showcases our dirty automobiles.  Do you own or work at

52 Ways: #17

Offer to babysit/take the kids overnight Does your pastor have babies, young children, or even teens?  Do you know if your pastor and his/her spouse have a regular date night?  Have you ever thought about offering to babysit the kids or invite the kids to stay with your family overnight? Obviously, you need to have

52 Ways: #16

  Allow her personal business to remain her personal business Back in the late 80’s my husband was on staff at a 10,000+ member church.  The associate pastor’s wife had very short, very thin hair.  That is until the Sunday she showed up at church with long hair to her waist.  Huh?  No one had

52 Ways: #15

Forgive Today is Good Friday; the day we humbly and gratefully remember the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross.  Why did Jesus die?  The shedding of blood was necessary for the forgiveness of sin.  Jesus paid the ultimate price so that you and I could be forgiven. Matthew 18:21-22 gives us the account of

52 Ways: #7

  Send them on a Standing Stone retreat Now that the holidays are over many of us are making plans for summer vacations and weekends away.  During these cold months we dream of somewhere, anywhere warm and tropical.  This is a great time to also make plans for the ministry couples in your church to

52 Ways #6

“Adopt” one or more of his children as someone you pray for, encourage, and support regularly As a parent I love the idea of someone “adopting” one or all of my children to lift them up in prayer on a regular basis.  I love the idea of others coming alongside my children to encourage them