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Carrie Givens Devotional, Women

The Women’s Ministry theme for this year is “Be Present,” based on the words of God to His people in Isaiah 43. At the end of this semester, we will be publishing a devotional written the women of our church for one another, as we seek to start the new year with this idea: to be present, and see what God …

We Didn’t Fit In

Kelly Langston Struggling Well, Women

Kelly Langston will be leading a Women’s Bible Study on Friday mornings this fall for Special Needs Moms. Here is a little bit of her story and her heart for this group. We didn’t fit in. That was our story in the early days when my family was learning to live with an autistic son. We didn’t fit in at …

Why Should I Trust the Bible?

Missy Moore Church News, Women

Why should I trust the Bible?  How do I best understand it? These are questions I did not think to ask when at the age of seven my Dad handed me a pen, wide-ruled notebook, and easy reader Bible and told me, “Just read a little bit every night and write down one thing you learn.” Okay, sounds fun!  Plus, …

Be Present!

Melissa Myers Church News, Women

This coming year, our Women’s Ministry theme is “Be Present” and it is reflective of the verse in Isaiah that says, “Be alert, BE PRESENT. I’m about to do something brand-new” (Is 43:19, The Message). We want to encourage you this year to “be present” in all that you do. Whether it is in your relationships, in reading the word …

Encourage

Tim Briggs Community Life, Devotional, Stories, Struggling Well, Women

Guest post by Katie Johnson Encourage: give support, confidence, or hope to (someone), to hearten, cheer, uplift. Two years ago, in the midst of a hard transition and season of life, I was invited to attend the informational dessert about Encourage, a ministry of Church at Charlotte, and made the decision to give it a try. After all, this is …

Exchange

Carrie Givens Devotional, Struggling Well, Women

One night last fall in Morph, my small group looked at the passage in Romans that says, “They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator” (Rom. 1:25). I wrote a note in the margin of my book: Jane Eyre. I adore the novel Jane Eyre. I have multiple copies and if I …

My Trip to Ethiopia

Melissa Myers Outreach, Stories, Women Leave a Comment

In January, Sheree’ Hasty and I traveled to Ethiopia to meet up with Tammy Medders. She’s one of our Church at Charlotte missionaries and we went to help run a retreat for the girls who live at the Deborah House. The Deborah House is a ministry to girls who have been rescued off the streets. Because of their past, the girls …