Proverbs 31 Ministries

If Only, If Only, If Only …

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” Matthew 10:29-31 (NIV) I chose her register not because her line […]

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Can You Keep a Secret?

“A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.” Proverbs 11:13 (NIV) You’re hanging out with friends. Sharing a meal, sharing your lives. Someone’s name comes up. Someone who isn’t there. A comment is made. “Have you seen ______?” Then another. “Well, I heard ______.” Once people realize you know the person […]

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The Treasure of Thrown-Away Food

“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7 (NIV) A few years ago, my son Jackson wrote a paper about the corruption and greed that caused the civil war in his native land. But Jackson wasn’t just explaining a historical event — […]

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Daring to Hope

“And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” 2 Corinthians 9:8 (NIV) I was tired. In five short years, I’d become a mother to 13, grown a ministry of 60 staff members which provided schooling […]

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