The Unmistakable Mandate – #6 in 7 Characteristics of a Perfect Church Series

It was a day like any other in Decatur, Georgia. That is, until an urgent knock on our apartment door brought me rushing to see who it was. Before I could greet my elderly neighbor, I knew something was very wrong. My friend Ruth’s husband had been sick and didn’t seem to be getting any … Continue reading

Love and Let Live, #5 in 7 Characteristics of a Perfect Church Series

Listen carefully. Do you hear a voice whispering in the wilderness of our day? You may not be able to hear it over all the extraneous noise. That’s understandable since the loudest voices in our society tend to get the most attention. Their message is loud and clear. “Live and let live!” According to the … Continue reading

Spiritual Gifts Assessment: Crumbs for A Well-Oiled Machine: #4 in series

Note: If you missed the post preceding this one, you can find A Well-Oiled Machine in the Food for Thought Category of this blog: devosanddumplings.wordpress.com  “There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all. There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord. God … Continue reading