My Resplendent Bride, Danielle Welcher, is my guest contributor today. Danielle is an alumnus of Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque Iowa, as well as a graduate of Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. She has served as a missionary teacher in the Republic of South Sudan with Africa Inland Mission, and is a middle school social studies teacher by trade.
Stay updated as my resplendent Bride walks with Christ through Cancer. I am incredibly blessed to be married to a woman who fights the good fight of trusting in God through adversity. I get the honor of learning from her daily: you can learn from her here http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/daniellewelcher .
According to 1 Timothy 3 pastors are to be men who have the gift of teaching, and as any teaching pastor will tell you: we love metaphor.
[Today we have a guest piece by proud First Christian Church member Bobbi Jo Rorhberg. Educated at Central College in Pella, Iowa: Bobbi Jo is a Christian, Mother, teacher, speech coach, Twitter Phenom, and lover of all things political. Bobbi Jo blogs for http://lipstickandpolitics.com/ You can follow her on Twitter @BobbiJor ]
If you’re not familiar with the ministry of Pastor John Stott (1921-2011), then you’re missing out. Last year while on vacation I read Roger Steer’s illuminating biography on John Stott titled: “Basic Christian The Inside Story of John Stott”. My first introduction to the work of Rev. John Stott was through his magnum opus, “The Cross of Christ” which served as one of our text books in Dr. MacLeod’s Soteriology class at Emmaus Bible College. The book is a classic in every sense of the word as its
Fox news is reporting that a Utah Mother has been charged with attempting to sell her 11-year-old daughter’s virginity for a mere $10,000.
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