So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. (Romans 12:1,The Message)

One of the joys of working alongside the women of St. Andrews is witnessing how they serve others in often behind the scenes and unknown ways. Within their ordinary days they have found ways to love God and their neighbors in extraordinary ways right here at St. Andrews and in the Charleston community. We want to share their stories with you as a way to encourage, motivate, inform and inspire you in your own journey. New testimonies of real women serving in real ways will be found on our website monthly.

Hard

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When I was in law school, we had one exam per class.  Sink or swim.  So I approached these exams with the greatest of care: studying the law, discussing the theories, outlining the elements.  So, when the big exam day came, I would put on my nicest outfit (“dress well, test well”), go to the…

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Measuring Progress in Kingdom Measures

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In an interesting and insightful book, “Margin. Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives” Dr. Richard Swenson points out the modern reality of unprecedented progress. While he acknowledges that progress has valuable achievements such as in medical care, learning, the “power of communications and the speed of transportation,” he also examines the…

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