fmf · Hymns · Link Ups

My Faith Has Found a Resting Place

I’m joining Kate Motaung and my friends at Five Minute Fridays to write on a particular prompt for five minutes. In my effort to re-introduce old hymns to my readers, I like to find a hymn that uses the prompt of the week.This week’s prompt: ENOUGH! Also linking up with Suzanne Eller and Living Free….… Continue reading My Faith Has Found a Resting Place

A Word of Encouragement · fmf

Time to Slow ~ STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN

It’s Friday. Time for another Five Minute Friday with my friends. Today’s Prompt: SLOW Matthew 11:28-30 NLT Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you… Continue reading Time to Slow ~ STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN

Book Reviews · For Those in Ministry

Self-Care ~ The First Step to Avoiding Burn-Out

Pastors tend to be workaholics. But this is the road to burn-out. Please set a day of the week that is your “day off”. Tell your board that it’s your day off and post this anywhere possible, such as in your bulletin. Take care of yourself first. This is the policy laid out in an emergency… Continue reading Self-Care ~ The First Step to Avoiding Burn-Out

Book Reviews · For Those in Ministry

The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan

Paperback: 223 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson (March 11, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0849918707 ISBN-13: 978-0849918704 A book everyone should read … probably more than once to be reminded of the importance of rest. Buchanan took a sabbatical to research the subject of the rest of God. And found so much that pricked his own heart… Continue reading The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan