Category Archives: Entering the land of writing for ministry

Giving up your rights

Don’t we have the right to live in your homes and share your meals? Don’t we have the right to bring a Christian wife along with us as the other disciples and the Lord’s brothers and Peter do? Yet we … Continue reading

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Let it shine!

Don’t hide your light under a basket! Instead, put it on a stand and let it shine for all. Matthew 5:15, NLT I ran into a young lady the other day who told me she’s working on her fourth book. … Continue reading

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Did you finish what you started in 2016?

I suggest you finish what you started a year ago, for you were the first to propose the idea, and you were the first to begin doing something about it. Now you should carry this project through to completion just as … Continue reading

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Are you writing between your dash?

Teach us to number our days and recognize how few they are; help us to spend them as we should.  Psalms 90:12, NLT He was only fifty-eight, yet I stood over him, wondering how a once physically fit and energetic … Continue reading

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When is the perfect time to write?

For God says, “At just the right time, I heard you. On the day of salvation, I helped you.” Indeed, the “right time” is now. Today is the day of salvation.  II Corinthians 6:2 Have you been waiting for the … Continue reading

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Is it time?

The Lord our God said to us at Horeb, “You have stayed long enough at this mountain. Break camp and advance into the hill country of the Amorites.  Deuteronomy 1: 6, NLT When I was pregnant with my first child, I remember the anxiety I … Continue reading

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Are you staying attached?

I  am the vine, you are the branches. Those who remain in me and I in them will produce much fruit, for apart from me, you can do nothing (John 15:5, NLT). I’ve been missing my quiet time with God. … Continue reading

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Is it time to let it go?

I am participating in a business plan competition and yesterday was the deadline to submit my business plan. Although there were still some things I wanted to tweak about my business plan when the deadline arrived, I submitted it anyway. … Continue reading

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Are you stretching your writing muscles?

The following is a response I received from an editor after I submitted a devotion for a new book they are planning to publish: Jeaninne, we really like your writing and would like to include you in this book, however, … Continue reading

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Are you ready to go to work?

  Dreams don’t work unless you do. Anonymous No matter how much I tell  myself I want to write professionally, it will never happen  if I don’t work at it. So here are six things I’ve had to take from … Continue reading

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