Category: Women’s Interests

Women, Have You Considered Plucking Out Your Computer Games?

I hope I didn’t look as foolish as I felt. I was talking with a group of women after church, and one of them said something that left me dumbfounded. Earlier in the week, one of us found a simple freeware computer game and emailed it...

Why Women Don’t Talk About the Bible, and What You Can Do About It

I sat in the kitchen with the other women, but I didn’t want to be there. The teaching session of our home fellowship group had just ended, and we each took a plate of snacks and found a place to sit. The children disappeared outside, the...

When He Will Not Lead: Suggestions for Christian Wives in a Difficult Situation

A woman called our ministry looking for help, and I could hear the anguish in her voice. She’d tried everything she could think of to get her Christian husband to shoulder the responsibility of spiritual leadership in their family, but nothing worked. In fact, things were...

The Good Result of a Bad Word: The Value of Fellowship Between Women

My first experience of Christian fellowship with women occurred shortly after my conversion. As a new mother just beginning to look at life from a biblical perspective, I was intimidated by the other young mothers at church. They were all well ahead of me spiritually, integrating...

She Loved It!

She loved it! The deep blue four-inch vase sat in her glass cabinet for thirty years until her death. I’m convinced that she loved it more every year she lived. She didn’t have to say much about it. Just that fact that it sat there among...

Moms, You Need Jesus

After a lifetime observing what moms do, I’ve come to some important conclusions. Motherhood is difficult, tiring, rewarding and fulfilling all at the same time, and as much as I appreciate my mom and now my wife, I don’t want the job. Moms, we love you....

Memories of Mothers

Flipping though the scrapbook pages of our memories just a week ago turned up images of several mothers. Page one opened at Deal Cemetery in Ladelle, Arkansas. Mary’s mother, grandmother and great-grandmother are all buried there. And though never a mother herself, our daughter Jenny occupies...

Ladies: Read this Before You Nail His Socks to the Floor

Every night for 45 years, he took off his socks and left them on the floor by the bed. And every morning, she picked them up and put them in the hamper. And every day, she resented doing it just a little more. At first, it...

How Important Is a Healthy Diet?

It might surprise you to learn that even though the New Testament says much about food, it is silent on the issue of healthy eating. Not one single book, chapter, or even verse was penned for the express purpose of telling Christians what they should or...

Hospitality, The Easy Way

Fried hotdogs, macaroni and cheese from a box and canned green beans are hardly the stuff of which great culinary memories are made, but this was the menu that changed my life. I know that sounds a little dramatic, but let me explain. When I was...