Motherhood

Eight Ways to Use Psalm 117 for Homeschool (Homeschool Lesson 1)

Written by Timothy and Floriana Brindle This is the first blog in a series in which we will seek to encourage families with some of the simple ways we have implemented Scripture in homeschooling our children. (Even if you don’t homeschool your kids, we pray this is encouraging for discipling them.) For the Brindles, homeschool …

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The Titus 2 Ministry for Women (Part 3: The Blessing of Suffering for Christ)

Part 1 of the “Titus 2 ministry for women” blog series looked at God’s call for older women to mentor younger women,  based on Titus 2:3-5.  In Part 2 of the series, I shared several examples of how godly women have poured into me. Here in Part 3, the emphasis is on the necessity to …

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The Titus 2 Ministry for Women (Part 2: How I’ve Been Blessed by Older Women)

In Part 1 of this blog series I presented the Lord’s “Titus 2 ministry for women” from Titus 2:3-5, highlighting God’s command for older women to teach and train younger women in godliness. In Part 2 here, I will show what the Titus 2 ministry has looked like in my life, by sharing several examples …

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The Titus 2 Ministry for Women (Part 1: Older Teach the Younger)

By Floriana and Timothy Brindle “Likewise, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanders or slaves too much wine. Instead, they are to teach what is good, in order to train the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self controlled, pure, working at home, kind and submissive to their …

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“Redemption Song” By Floriana Brindle

“Legalism lacks the supreme sense of worship. It obeys but it does not adore.” Geerhardus Vos I love reading the different songs in the Bible. Songs like Moses’ song of deliverance from Egypt along with Miriam’s victory song in Exodus 15:1-18, 20-22; Deborah’s song in Judges 5, Hannah’s “soundtrack of redemption” in 1 Samuel 2:1-10, …

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How Jesus Views Our Children (Mark 10:13-16)

I will never forget the shame and embarrassment my wife and I felt when others learned she was pregnant for the fourth time in 6 years. What hurt the most was that these were Christians who did not congratulate us or rejoice with us that God had given us another child. We already knew this …

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The Power of God through Woman’s Childbearing

This past week my wife Floriana gave birth to our eighth child, Sophia Nyumbola Natline Brindle. Witnessing my wife give birth to our children allows me to behold the glorious power of God in a woman’s labor. In light of how excruciatingly painful it is to push out a7 pound human through a small opening, …

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A Woman’s Love

“Give me children, or I shall die!” Genesis 30:1 “Are you guys planning on having any more children?” If I could attain monetary installments for each time that question is asked, I’d be a very rich woman indeed. So I retort by saying, “As a matter of fact, YES! We want to have hundreds–maybe thousands.” …

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Fig Trees Blossom: conversing with God through the Book of Habakkuk

“O LORD, how long shall I cry for help and you will not hear?” Habakkuk 1:2   Often in my desperate sadness I have compared God to a man-made idol, incapable of hearing and seeing unless I reveal the truth of the matter to him. So I muster up courage to make my appeal before …

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