10 Commandments of Communication and Conflict in the Church
Lisa Harris is mom, grandmother and pastor's wife. She and her husband, Jerry, are directors of Inner City Ministries of STL/Reach MO Network, helping to support and facilitate church planters and their families. Lisa also works with Refresh Ministry Women, a SMD program for pastors' wives, missionary wives, and credentialed women, and SMD Coaching Network, helping to create a coaching culture in the Southern MO District.
From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I
(Psalms 61:3 NASB).
God Never Promised Us
A Rose Garden
Many are told that when they come to faith in Christ they will experience love, joy, and peace; which is so very true. But we fail to mention that these byproducts of the Christian faith are often couched between hardship, suffering, and struggle. God seems to be more concerned with our character than our comfort. In the normal Christian experience, struggle is the name of...continue
Marriage…what a wonderful, complicated thing. First, let me say I’m not a marriage expert but I’ve survived marriage and even thrived in marriage through seasons of amazing blessings and seasons of devastation. As wonderful as marriage is, it’s not always easy. I’ve learned some lessons the hard way and other lessons were just sweet love notes from heaven.
No matter where your marriage is today, it can flourish and be an example to others with God’s help. I didn’t say perfection. It may be as simple as changing your... continue reading
It is our desire here at Refresh to see that each woman has a positive experience in partnership with their husband in ministry.
Bloom wants to provide guidance, support, connection, and encouragement to wives new to ministry through a connection with a seasoned and trained minister's wife using a Connect group created specifically for you. We'll use books to guide us in our conversations about the challenges, issues, benefits, and rewards of being a minister's wife.
We believe when women are strengthen, our families and churches are strengthened, and the ministry of the gospel is strengthened.
Let us hear from you. Next group starting April 2018.