3 Ways to Use Your Home for Influence

By Barbara Rainey | June 19, 2017 | 11 Comments

When was the last time you hosted a gathering in your home? I know. The kids have a trail of creative debris strewn throughout the house and you’re never sure when something may go wrong. Opening up your home feels daunting. And sure, the church and community buildings have plenty of meeting space. Restaurants are easier than […]

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Your Conversations Matter

By Laura Rainey Dries | June 15, 2017 | 21 Comments

What are your favorite conversations you have with your girlfriends when you meet for lunch or dinner? The latest episode from the TV show you watch together? The long list of updates you want to do on your house after watching Fixer Upper? Your kids and their schedules/activities? Your husband or the husband you want? […]

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A Prayer for Your Community—Every Day of the Week

By Janel Breitenstein | May 24, 2017 | 9 Comments

As we’re launching the next generation of adults out into the world, into communities, let’s focus on praying for our community this week. There are needs all around us. As you pray, pray for a graduate you know who can impact his or her new community for God’s glory. Sunday: Spiritual Needs Bread of Life, […]

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Why Your Work at Home Matters as a Woman

By Barbara Rainey | May 22, 2017 | 9 Comments

“Mommy, I like going to Miss Kitty’s house,” my young son shared from his car seat on the ride home.  Why, I asked. “Because it’s so warm.” I was surprised by his answer. Miss Kitty was a dear friend, a classy energetic woman in our small church who was widowed at age 58. I expected […]

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Be It Ever So Humble

By Hannah Anderson | January 26, 2017 | 7 Comments

Every mom needs to read this. In fact, every woman needs to hear the lessons Hannah has learned and shares in this post and in her book, Humble Roots. I promise you will identify with her in the opening paragraphs. Hannah did what I did not. She took the words of Jesus, “Come unto me […]

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