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March 21, 2018 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
The topic of racial solidarity is by no means a new one. It is heavily discussed among minority evangelicals, from Anthony Bradley to Lecrae, and has been for years. In a recent article by Christianity Today, Christena Cleveland, pleads for her white brothers and sisters in Christ to “stand in...
March 20, 2018 by Christine Hoover | Flourish - Ministry Wives
We sat in the sun, and its heat beat down in the same way my heart beat up. I felt sunny, as if my heart were strolling along and whistling back at the optimistic blue sky. But my friend was a different kind of blue, and as she told me why, her tears flowed freely. I could see so clearly how God...
March 8, 2018 by Guest Post | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Editor's note: An anonymous public school teacher has written this article. This teacher's job could be jeopardized if his/her name was published on this topic. It’s no secret that American public schools can be unfriendly environments toward the gospel. Teachers are under tremendous pressures...
March 5, 2018 by Katie Orr | Flourish - Ministry Wives
The initial excitement of our move, my husband’s new job, and a new home filled with blank walls — awaiting a little HGTV-splendor — carried me only a few months before the reality of my burdened soul caught up with me. There is something about the “D-word” that is scary and a bit shameful —...
March 1, 2018 by Lori McDaniel | Flourish - Ministry Wives
As I drove by the school our church met in, my son said to his friend, "That's where our church meets. In protest, the boy next to him said, "That's not a church, that's a school." Technically he was right. I glanced in the rearview mirror as my son explained in his 9-year-old way, "I know it's...
February 26, 2018 by Natasha Crain | Flourish - Ministry Wives
The other day I was reflecting on how much time I spent in Sunday school and youth groups growing up — and how little I understood about the Christian faith by the time I left home. For some reason, I decided to calculate roughly how much time that actually was: 608 hours. Yet I lived the next 12...
February 22, 2018 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
I once read a tweet by Beth Moore that said, "Sometimes we listen best when we cannot see." Her words reminded me of life-giving truth from my early season of widowhood and grief in a small devotion by Elisabeth Elliot. Her words literally lit the pathway of my heart, my faith, and my steps. My...
February 19, 2018 by Beth Holmes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Picture yourself wading out into the ocean. Can you feel the sand and water under your feet? It’s always a little unsettling to me at first, as the sand on the bottom of the ocean is constantly in motion, leaving me with unstable ground on which to walk. We want to build lives on a solid...

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