Resolved: To Study the Bible

Resolved: To Study the Bible

When Martin Luther translated the Bible into the common language of the people almost 500 years ago, he made it possible for ordinary people to read an amazing Book previously available to only a privileged few. Today, many homes have multiple copies, and it is often...
Six Decades of Gifts

Six Decades of Gifts

She was twenty-five years old, sitting in an oak chapel pew, surrounded by her peers. The young wife of a Hillcrest Academy teacher, fresh from college, was about to become part of a movement of women that would influence and gift people on three continents for the...
Mentoring Ministry

Mentoring Ministry

Note: This is a portion of the seminar Gretchen had prepared for the July WMCLB Convention. She was unable to attend, due to the birth of her sixth child. As our culture examines gender roles and what they mean for the Church, women’s ministry has been reexamined,...
WM Convention Recap

WM Convention Recap

Our theme, “His Song in the Night,” resonated with many at our 2016 Women’s Ministries Convention, Saturday, July 16. Mary Beth Carlson’s talented piano playing, interspersed with spiritual insights, made her presentation more than a concert. It brought God’s healing...
His Song in the Night

His Song in the Night

The serenely peaceful and ruggedly majestic North Shore of Lake Superior inspires me to praise and worship the One who created its magnificent beauty. This sanctuary that my husband Kent and I call our second home is our place of refuge where we lose ourselves in...
The Gift of Faith

The Gift of Faith

What is saving faith? Where does it come from? Scripture tells us that faith is a gift from God. He plants it in people through the gospel of Jesus Christ. Through the tending of the Holy Spirit, he makes it grow. And the fruit of faith in our lives brings glory to...