• a stream in the forest
    There is a Healing Stream

    By Peggy Still – Someone has hurt you and you didn’t deserve it. When we invest ourselves in personal relationships we become vulnerable to potential hurt. How does the hurt heal? Forgiving the one who has hurt...

    • Posted 5 years ago
    • 0
  • social media figure with green questions mark
    Who Will You Serve?

    By Deb DeArmond – I made an odd typo recently while emailing a friend. I typed, “web serving” when I meant “web surfing.” Or maybe I hit a wrong key and auto correct changed it. I’m not...

    • Posted 5 years ago
    • 0
  • woman with book in hand on road
    Back to Bethel

    Originally Posted On: My Purpose Now By Sharon Ruff— Restlessness compelled me to ask, What am I doing? My heart longed to be in God’s presence. But I realized that I had fallen into that common deception...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 1
  • Now That’s Love!

    By Deb DeArmond – “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ,” Galatians 6:2 (NIV) “I can take care of your mom,” he said. It took me by surprise—not because...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
  • Heavenly Accessories

    By Pam Wilson— A recent survey shows that, in her lifetime, the average woman will spend $25,000 on shoes! Jewelry, handbags, coats, scarves and hair items are also very popular. Men do not escape the accessory trap....

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
  • Nadia Comaneci
    Training To Win!

    By Jayme Hull— As a child my family loved to sit in the family room night after night and watch the Summer Olympic games on the television. Do you recall the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal? One...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
  • Profiles in (RE)Purpose-Junia

    By Cheri Cowell— Perhaps it is the story of the change of the name of Junia (female) to Junias (male) by Bible translators that made the headlines. From the 13th century until recently when biblical scholars righted...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
  • Profiles in (RE)Purpose-Eunice

    By Cheri Cowell— We first hear of Eunice during Paul’s second missionary journey. We don’t learn about her directly, but indirectly through Paul and her famous son, Timothy. In Scripture we read that a young man named...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
  • Profiles in (RE)Purpose-Phoebe

    By Cheri Cowell— Phoebe is only mentioned once in the Bible. It is believed that Phoebe was entrusted with the task of hand-delivering Paul’s Letter to the Romans. In Romans 16:1-2 Paul recommends that the leaders of the...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
  • Mending My Soul

    I expected an interesting season as I walked through my 59th year, heading towards the next decade like a bullet train. The last thing I anticipated was to walk back through my past. Yes, my past. The...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
  • Living In The Temple

    She was married for only seven years, and had lived as a widow for forty-four. Denied motherhood, she spent all her time in the Temple, probably holding the place of a deaconess. She lived apart from material...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
  • Profiles In (re)Purpose- Miriam

    By Cheri Cowell — Miriam was the big sister of Moses, who led the Israelites out of bondage in Egypt. When Pharaoh decreed the death of all baby boys in Egypt, Miriam’s mother put Moses in a...

    • Posted 6 years ago
    • 0
My Purpose Now