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By Donna Jackson on November 29, 2016
Do you remember seeing this poster several years ago? Maybe it loomed over you in your classroom, or perhaps your mother posted it prominently in your bedroom. Mine hung in my fifth grade classroom just to remind my gaggle of forgetful ten-year-olds of the things they were supposed to already know. You know, things like: Share […]
By Donna Jackson on November 22, 2016
Rarely, if ever, do all family members assemble at the same Thanksgiving table completely satisfied with the circumstances of their lives. Related hearts gather together weighed down by financial pressures, dishonest employees, marriage struggles, rebellious children, death of loved ones, or a discouraging diagnosis. Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time for us to count […]
By Donna Jackson on November 15, 2016
Good Tuesday! Hop on over to Lean Into Jesus Ministries for today’s blog post. Just click here and have a fantastic week! Thanks for traveling with me.
By Donna Jackson on November 8, 2016
You’ve probably met only a few people who displayed such a warmth that you knew right off you’d find lots in common. I love it when that happens. When Jamie Miller and her husband Garrett co-led our small group last spring I knew these two were genuine Jesus followers. Their transparency and openness gently tugged […]
By Donna Jackson on November 1, 2016
Several years ago, church leaders from our area were invited to a conference in Atlanta. Breakout sessions for pastors, teachers, and children’s ministry leaders like me offered a wealth of information and new insights. Creative hands-on teaching methods were implemented into our children’s curriculum as promptly as money and manpower allowed. However, one keynote speech from an older, […]