Posts tagged with Metro Women's Ministry blog

Thoughts on Ephesians

How can we know this love that surpasses knowledge?...Read More

Revival - Who Needs It?

A not-so-serious look at our need for revival....Read More

Just Another Sunday Morning?

Sometimes giving in to my temptation to sin seems so silly that I can't even believe I succumb to it. But then again, I really shouldn't be too surprised....Read More

Lessons from Gideon

Having friends to walk through life with is one of God's blessings to us. It is part of what being the church is....Read More

Let Not Our Love Grow Cold

How do we respond in the midst of wickedness?...Read More

Getting to Know the Bride of Christ at Metro Life Church - Melodye Jones

This is part of a series aimed at getting to know some of the wonderful ladies of Metro Life Church. We, the church, are the bride of Christ. As women we typically love all that wedding stuff. Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue were traditions for brides in days gone by. Today features Melodye Jones, the wife of our founding pastor, Danny Jones....Read More

Getting to Know the Bride of Christ at Metro Life Church - Devon and Colleen, Part II

This is part of a series aimed at getting to know some of the wonderful ladies of Metro Life Church. We, the church, are the bride of Christ. As women we typically love all that wedding stuff. Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue were traditions for brides in days gone by. Today features Part II of my interview with Devon Lang and Colleen McGrath. I would classify them in the "Something Borrowed" category, though they could be in the "Something New," as well....Read More

Getting to Know the Bride of Christ at Metro Life Church

This is the first in a series aimed at getting to know some of the wonderful ladies of Metro Life Church. ...Read More

Would It Help if an Angel Went Before You?

Trusting God for the future and giving grace to others as we think the best about them....Read More

Welcome Springtime

What can we learn from a flock of flowers?...Read More

Take a Risk

Should taking a risk be part of our Christian life?...Read More

Put it in Drive

Going from hearing to doing....Read More

Shirley's Corner - I Am Doing A New Thing

Shirley is back with an unexpected post. Read it and you'll see what we mean......Read More

Shirley's Corner - Grace, Grace, Grace

Shirley shares with us her research of the many uses of a very common word. But what she discovers in the process stops her in her tracks with gratefulness. She also makes a very important announcement at the end so don't miss it. Be sure and express your gratitude by commenting. ...Read More

Shirley's Corner - Holiday Humility

Shirley provides some much needed reminders as we approach the busy holiday season. But what she shares isn't what you normally hear......Read More

Shirley's Corner - Eternal Life

This week Shirley will celebrate her 80th birthday, which has caused her to contemplate eternity. Let's listen in......Read More

Shirley's Corner - Steward or Owner?

Shirley shares with us what it means to truly walk the talk the way Christ intended us to. Are you a steward of all God has given you? Read to find out......Read More

Shirley's Corner - Mission Possible

Shirley relates today's post about an old TV show where impossible tasks were assigned, yet accomplished in the 60 minute show, to the seemingly impossible troubles we face today as Christians. ...Read More

Shirley's Corner - Living Stones In The Hand Of God

Today's post provides a lesson through a parable of sorts. Listen in as Shirley's shares with us something precious God revealed to her. ...Read More

Shirley's Corner - Day by Day

Shirley shares with us how God orchestrates all our days, and you might be surprised at how far reaching His "new mercies" are. If we can grasp this Truth, our days will be filled with more joy than we ever imagined....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Let's Talk About Fruit

Today Shirley shares a unexpected conversation she had with The Lord about what was on His mind for her. It had to do with the bowl of fruit in front of her. See if you can relate......Read More

Shirley's Corner - Emptiness

Shirley shares a current season in her life where God is calling her to empty everything before Him so He can fill her with what He desires. A challenging post for all of us....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Change My Heart

Shirley shares a fresh struggle she is facing in her heart and encourages us to pray for God to do what only He can do--change our hearts....Read More

Shirley's Corner - React Or Respond

Shirley shares with us the difference between relational trials and circumstantial trials. Knowing which type of trial we're facing will help us know how to better deal with it....Read More

Shirley's Corner - How To Make Spiritual Progress

Today Shirley shares with us a secret she has discovered in growing closer to Christ year after year. And it might surprise you as to how accessible this same process is to us. Grab your favorite drink and drink in her words as she leads us to Christ....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Potential

Today Shirley shares with us a gift God gave to her, and she encourages us to ask in faith for gifts like these. You may tap into something hidden you didn't know was possible....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Bootleg Bessie

Shirley tells a story from her childhood that allows us to understand her upbringing and how God used this to make her who she is today. We all have a story--today is the day to enjoy her's......Read More

Shirley's Corner - Tarry

Today Shirley shares with us a word that many of us may no longer use and may not even practice. Her hope is that after today that will change......Read More

Shirley's Corner - The Power Of Words

Shirley shares the importance of choosing our words wisely. It matters more than we may realize....Read More

Shirley's Corner - One Afternoon at a Traffic Light....

Shirley shares a surprising story that will take your breath away. You may never look at panhandlers in the same way again....Read More

Shirley's Corner - View From the Seventh Floor

Shirley offers a timely word about perspective and the difference it makes in how we handle the circumstances we're facing....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Who Can We Love Today?

Shirley invites us into a personal conversation with the Lord. Let's listen in and glean what we can for our encouragement and growth in loving others the way our Father loves us....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Open The Door, Smile, Ask Me In

Shirley offers encouragement to not neglect meeting house to house, face to face in this high tech world. ...Read More

Shirley's Corner - And It Came To Pass...

Have you ever gone through a season you thought would never end? I think we all have. Shirley offers us a wise reminder when facing those dark seasons of the soul....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Prayer For The Prodigals

Shirley shares with us valuable insight as to how to handle being the mother of a prodigal. ...Read More

Shirley's Corner - Whatever!

Shirley shares with us about a word that has become all too common in a negative way. See how she changes our focus to what matters......Read More

Shirley's Corner - Behold All Things Are New

Have you ever wished you could start over--push the reset button on life? God has provided such a way, and Shirley does an excellent job explaining it....Read More

Come, Let Us Adore Him--We Did And Still Do!

Leslie Santamaria provides a recap of our latest women's ministry night. If you were unable to attend we encourage you to take a moment and listen in on all God did in and through us. It was a night to remember....Read More

Happy

Today Lesli Slack shares with us a very personal testimony of how God brought her from a place of seeking joy in Him to being truly happy in Him. We think it'll inspire you to seek Him as well. ...Read More

Shirley's Corner - Above All Else, Seek Godly Wisdom

We live in an age of information. Shirley shares with us the challenge it is to turn the information we accumulate into wisdom that glorifies God....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Security and Servanthood

Have you ever thought of the difference between a crown and an apron? Shirley provides an explanation you might never forget. ...Read More

Shirley's Corner - That Daily Choice

Shirley offers fresh perspective on something we all face daily--the choice to love others or to love self....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Why Doesn't God Answer My Prayers?

Shirley shares with us the three ways God answers our prayers. It might not be what you'd expect....Read More

Shirley's Corner - The Art of Receiving

Shirley shares the importance of being willing to receive from others with gratefulness....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Explicit Obedience

Shirley shares specifically what it looks like to obey God His way....Read More

Shirley's Corner - The Blessedness Of Labor

Shirley's Corner - The Blessedness of Labor - In God's plan for mankind (and womankind), blessing and responsibility go hand in hand. How often what God means for blessing, by our attitudes, we turn into drudgery. Like children, we long to throw off responsibility and play--doing absolutely nothing sounds glorious to us. However, God, in His wisdom has other plans....Read More

Shirley's Corner - Pursuing Personal Purpose

Somewhere deep in our souls, we are aware that God created us with a plan in mind. He chose our gender, our birth date, the color of our eyes, our ethnic makeup, our place of birth, our parents and our siblings. You had no choice in any of this because He had determined that there would never be anyone else just like you. You are and will always be an "original". He has never had any interest in "copies"...or "clones"...He is fascinated with the genuine you and who you are becoming....Read More