Author: Pat Joyce

Submission

In September of 2014 Cheryl McGrath posted an article on male headship using the story of Ananias and Sapphira from Acts 5.  Traditionally, women have been told that they were to submit to their husbands, but if you read this article, you’ll see that Sapphira’s sin was in agreeing with her husband in deception rather…

Mary’s Struggle

In just a few more days we will celebrate the birth of our Lord.  What a time of joy—it is not happy holidays or season’s greetings, it is Merry Christmas and my heart dances as we celebrate the holy gift—I love it!  Over the years traditions have developed and are anticipated and enjoyed.  For me,…

The Equipping of God

Here I am sitting in front of a computer thinking, “Why did I ever say yes to Cheryl when she asked me to be part of a blog and write something on a regular basis?”  Then, if I get really honest, I have to admit that I know the answer.  I’m here because this is…

I Know the Plans I Have For You…

The other team members involved in Ishshah’s Story come to you from established blogs where you can go to get to know them.  Since that’s not true for me, I’d like to share with you a bit of background on how God shaped and prepared me for this ministry. In July I celebrated my 76th…