24 08, 2017

You were made for Sabbath

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Sabbath is not a list of rules, regulations or legalistic steps to follow. It is a requirement for human survival, in the same way that we must have oxygen and water. We must partake in Sabbath. We need rest for our physical bodies. We need renewal of our minds. We need to care for our souls within the context of an abiding relationship with God away from distractions and demands. We must remember that Sabbath was created by God along [...]

1 08, 2016

What it Means to be a Disciple of Christ

By |August 1st, 2016|Categories: equipHER|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

By Melisa Turner Therefore be imitators of God as dear children.  And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma. ~ Ephesians 5:12 NKJV In order to imitate someone, we must follow them around, listen to them, observe them. “Job-Shadow” and the annoying childhood game of incessantly repeating and copying everything someone else says and does are good examples of this. The Apostle Paul [...]

27 10, 2015

Talk Tuesday…A Series on Seasons of Change (Blog 10 – Unchanging Love)

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Every Tuesday we engage in one big question, topic or idea. You are invited to write in with a suggestion you want to share. I surely do not have all the answers but know that together we can generate some great conversation and have fun in the process. (Feel free to post your topics, questions, and your great thoughts in the comments below!) Together, we will stay informed and equipped about topics that matter! Today’s Blog Contributor:  Melisa Turner Melisa [...]

19 05, 2015

Talk Tuesday…A Series on Marriage & Relationships (Blog 6 – The Mercy Seat)

By |May 19th, 2015|Categories: Her Voice, Tuesday Talk|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Every Tuesday we engage in one big question, topic or idea. You are invited to write in with a suggestion you want to share. I surely do not have all the answers but know that together we can generate some great conversation and have fun in the process. (Feel free to post your topics, questions, and your great thoughts in the comments below!) Together, we will stay informed and equipped about topics that matter! Today’s Blog Contributor:  Melisa Turner Melisa [...]

17 03, 2015

Talk Tuesday…A Series on Following Jesus (Blog 6 – Following Jesus in Imperfection)

By |March 17th, 2015|Categories: Her Voice, Tuesday Talk|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Every Tuesday we engage in one big question, topic or idea. You are invited to write in with a suggestion you want to share. I surely do not have all the answers but know that together we can generate some great conversation and have fun in the process. (Feel free to post your topics, questions, and your great thoughts in the comments below!) Together, we will stay informed and equipped about topics that matter! Today’s Blog Contributor:  Melisa Turner Melisa [...]

12 02, 2015

Perspective

By |February 12th, 2015|Categories: Her Voice|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

By Melisa Turner It is the New Year! Some of us see a new year as a fresh beginning; a time to make all things new again. I tend to see the New Year as a mid-way point in the school or fiscal year if you will. The only thing new about it is that everything I just completed in 2014 now needs to be redone! AGH…like dishes and laundry a new year’s worth of duties has begun again! Life [...]

18 12, 2014

The Dangers of Sabbath Keeping

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By Melisa Turner It may seem strange to say that a place of rest could be dangerous. But I have encountered not one but two ways that Sabbath keeping is a threat to my soul. They both have a lot to do with my attitude and my perception of what Sabbath is really for. DANGER #1 - Enduring instead of Enjoying This puts our focus on getting to the end of an obligation and not reveling in the presence of [...]

11 11, 2014

Talk Tuesday…A Series on Prayer (Liturgical Prayer – Week 3)

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Every Tuesday we engage in one big question, topic or idea. You are invited to write in with a suggestion you want to share. I surely do not have all the answers but know that together we can generate some great conversation and have fun in the process. (Feel free to post your topics, questions, and your great thoughts in the comments below!) Together, we will stay informed and equipped about topics that matter! Today’s Blog Contributor:    Melisa serves [...]

14 10, 2014

Talk Tuesday…How to put on the armor of God (Week 6)

By |October 14th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Her Voice, Purpose, The Power of Women, Tuesday Talk|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Every Tuesday we engage in one big question, topic or idea. You are invited to write in with a suggestion you want to share. I surely do not have all the answers but know that together we can generate some great conversation and have fun in the process. (Feel free to post your topics, questions, and your great thoughts in the comments below!) Together, we will stay informed and equipped about topics that matter! Tuesday Talk topic for this week: [...]

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