Note To Mature Women: To Teach, We Must Be

Young women have been on my mind a lot lately. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve spent selah* in Titus, Paul’s letter to the young pastor he assigned to the Greek island of Crete. As I read slowly and contemplatively, and as I hear our pastor teach on this portion of scripture, I’m struck by some …

The “Betty Effect”: Honoring the Saints Among Us

She had sparkling eyes, a warm smile and a sweet voice that I can hear to this day. For a brief season, Betty was my mentor and my friend. In thinking of the people who have left their mark on my life over the past 60 years, Betty immediately comes to mind. She attended the …