I was recently reading a daily devotional from, “My Utmost For His Hightest” by Oswald Chambers and I was deeply challenged. For the longest time my philosophy of ministry and life was to do work alongside others. To search out someone who has more experience and maturity then me and work alongside them, as well as invite those who have less experience and maturity to work alongside me. When we work together, alongside one another, we accomplish more then just the task. We gain three benefits.
First, we accomplish the task often with a better final product. When you have two minds tackling the same problem they often see if from different angles and can fill in the blind spots of the other
One of the absolute best parts of my vocation is being in God’s Word on a daily basis. Learning about and knowing the Bible is truly the main reason I went to seminary. I specifically chose a Presbyterian seminary, as our denomination is one of a very few that teach the original written languages of the Bible – Hebrew and Greek. I figured you couldn’t know the Bible any better than that – by studying the original words in their true context.
Being in God’s Word is like being an airline pilot. Pilots have to scan a whole panel of instruments at once. This is challenging for new pilots because their normal reflex is to concentrate on one thing at a time. Flying, however, demands the
I am so extraordinarily glad to be joining the MPC family! I can’t wait to meet you all, and learn about all the ways God is working in this congregation and in each of us as individuals. What an adventure!
To tell you a little bit about myself, I grew up in South Jersey as one of four kids. I now have seven nieces, ranging from college age to first grade! I also have a very silly cat named Freya who runs the household. I’m hoping you get to meet some of my family and friends as we go – I think you’ll like them a lot! My faith and character have been strengthened over the years by them, and I am proud to be a part of such an amazing family.
Speaking of which, I have been mee