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Plan Pastoral Sabbaticals~ Way 29

  Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. ~1 Thessalonians 5:12,13 Sabbatical~ any extended period of leave from one’s customary work, especially for rest, to acquire new skills or […]

Extra Vacation Days~ Way 28

  Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13 In my research for this series and in discussion with other pastor’s wives, I have discovered that vacation […]

Raindrops on Roses

The scenes from this past summer, as I view them in my memory vaults, all blur together. The hurried pace, the always-moving-to-the-next-thing cadence of it has left me with little room to breathe. Enter Fall. Fall with its delightful back to school moments. Pumpkin spice lattes, chunky sweaters, boots, football and bouquets of sharpened pencils. I find myself falling into […]

Spot It Bible Study

Have you ever played the game Spot It!? It is a fast paced matching game and my family loves it. The girls that I teach in Sunday school love it too. We hadn’t played any games in awhile (I have been known to use games as our opening activity), so I decided that we would play it yesterday. Using Spot […]

Kids Bible Study Basket (#hellomornings)

This past week has been an incredibly difficult one in the parenting category.  We have been a little lax with discipline of late and as a result, we are dealing with angry outbursts, lying, bad behavior, disobedience, lack of respect, taking without asking, etc. It has been a hard week. So when I read this post (Create a HelloMornings Bible […]