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January 22, 2018 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” (Matt. 5:6) We all have longings and desires. We hope our wishes will be fulfilled so we can find wholeness and completion, and we believe these things will bring satisfaction. The question we all must ask...
January 18, 2018 by Katie Orr | Flourish - Ministry Wives
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." (Matt. 5:3) This one little line kicks off a slew of familiar words and phrases known to us as the Beatitudes, as well as the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount. These are core teachings from the mouth of Christ meant to...
January 15, 2018 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Jesus gives the Sermon on the Mount in order to produce disciples living a lifestyle of the kingdom of God, which will create a spiritual impact on the nations. As we look at the Sermon on the Mount over the next few weeks, we will clearly see that the ultimate goal of this sermon is...
January 11, 2018 by Christine Hoover | Flourish - Ministry Wives
There aren't many topics I could go on endlessly about, but when it comes to good books, count me in on that conversation. I'm never without a book, never without a plan of what's next on my list to read, never without a load of holds at the library, and never without recommendations for the poor...
January 8, 2018 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Fresh titles keep coming at us but, let’s be honest, we don’t have enough time and money to read them all! Let’s also admit that far too many seemingly popular, trending books disappoint us. Lots. That is why I love recommendations. It gives me chance to process how others are affected and...
December 14, 2017 by Susie Hawkins | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Regardless of how many times I read the Christmas story, I am struck by how the entire narrative centers on a mother and her baby. The King of the Universe, Creator, Redeemer, miracle-working, healing God came into the world via a young woman’s womb. He was born in the normal, human way and grew...
December 11, 2017 by Tish Hedger | Flourish - Ministry Wives
It was a quiet night in my house; my toddler was sleeping, my teenager was busy and my husband was working. It was the perfect opportunity to slip out into the city to wander around a nearby shopping center. With my head down against the cold, I watched the Christmas lights reflect on the damp...
December 7, 2017 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
As mothers, we can use books to have intentional conversations with our kids about biblical topics and incorporate the language of the Bible into their everyday lives, regardless of age. My son loves to read, and I've found that the more Christian books I read with him, the more his biblical...

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