Commissioned to Serve – The Story of Mary of Bethany

“Every woman has a story AND every woman’s story matters to God.”  INTRODUCTION    In the world of theology and the Church, the Lenten experience is the centerpiece celebration of Christianity.  In many Christian churches during the calendar year, the women’s narratives of Scripture are either ignored, dismissed, or rarely preached; however, writing out the …

The Warrior Pose – The Story of Jael

“Every Woman has a story AND Every Woman’s story matters to God.” – Tabitha’s Daughters, LLC INTRODUCTION When we enter into the Old Testament, as we often do, we are accustomed to the stories of warriors, conquerors, and those who fought hard on behalf of God:  Moses, King David, Joshua, Caleb, Gideon, Samson, and more.  …

#Drunk In Love!

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L-O-V-E!  What woman does not desire love?  Truly, it seems to be the boon and bane of our femininity, of our humanity.  It is our joy and our pain.  It’s like sunshine and rain.  We can and often do live without romantic love; but then again, we ask ourselves, “Do we really want to?”…

A Rose by Any Other Name – The Story of Rhoda

INTRODUCTION At one time in early biblical history, the writings of the gospel of Luke and the book of Acts were combined.  Luke, called the “beloved physician” by Apostle Paul (Colossians 4:14), was one of the most prolific writers of the New Testament.  Luke’s record starts with the birth of John the Baptist (in the …

The Selah Moment – The Story of Mara/Naomi

INTRODUCTION We are all familiar with picture graphs.  Imagine if our life experiences were mapped out, as individual graphs, plotting the mountain top highs, the valley lows, and the static flat lines of the days of our lives.  Would it then matter how accomplished we are, how educated we are, how much wealth we have …