Treating older women like mothers meant caring for their physical needs when they were widowed. And yet, this generosity needed to be matched with wisdom, discernment, and even some difficult conversations sometimes.
A marathon runner who wants to win doesn’t just show up on race day. They train in order to win. A Christian who wants to live a life of long-term faithfulness needs to take the exact same approach.


November 3, 2019
The health of the Ephesian church—like our own—depended on a team of strong and godly leaders. How was Timothy to know who belonged on that team, and who did not? And what's this mean for us today?