We’re Starting a Book Club

Do you love to read? I do too! In January I will be leading MMCW’s first book of the new year. All the details are not worked out yet – I’m still planning! Here’s what I know now… * I will lead the first book. There may be several different book club leaders throughout the year. There may even be a few different books going at the same time! You choose what you want to read and the group to {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Welcome to Hope

Thank you for this opportunity to join your blog. I’ve been writing off and on since college. It always brings a special happiness to my heart when I write, as I’m sure you can relate. I wanted to share a little bit about myself. I was raised in the South as a pastor’s kid in the Nazarene church. I grew up in a musical home and learned several instruments including piano, flute, and oboe. However, the only instrument I continue {Read More}

About Hope Wingate

My name is Hope Wingate. I live in Hoschton, GA with my brilliant husband, Jonathan and two incredible children: Aaron who is 7 and Adaira who is 4. I am a very enthusiastic stay-at-home mom and homeschooler. My heart beats for encouraging young mothers and I enjoy lead teaching classes for my local homeschool co-op. In my spare time I enjoy: sewing, rubber stamping, reading and watching BBC shows on Netflix.

{Inspire} Flowers of the Field

Learn how the wildflowers of the field grow; they don’t labor or spin thread. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was adorned like one of these! ~ Matthew 6:28-29   About Vicki HuffmanWriter / Editorial Board. Vicki Huffman’s latest book is The Jesus Moses Knew: How to See Christ in the Old Testament. Her other books are: A Secret Hope (novel); Still Looking: Finding the Peace of God in Job Loss; Plus Living: Looking {Read More}

About Vicki Huffman

Writer / Editorial Board. Vicki Huffman's latest book is The Jesus Moses Knew: How to See Christ in the Old Testament. Her other books are: A Secret Hope (novel); Still Looking: Finding the Peace of God in Job Loss; Plus Living: Looking for Joy in All the Right Places, and The Best of Times. All are available in print and e-book on amazon.com. Vicki has taught the Bible for many years and has been an editor for several Christian publishing houses, including Thomas Nelson and David C. Cook Ministries.

Tried, Refined and Purified

Tried, Refined and Purified   For You, O God, have proved us; You have tried us as silver is tried, refined, and purified.”      Psalm 66:10 Amplified Bible     How is silver refined? How was it refined in Biblical times? A silver smith holds a piece of silver over the fire and allows it to heat up. The silver needs to be held in the middle of the fire where the flames are the hottest as to burn {Read More}

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Ways to Praise

Ways to Praise: Awesome, You’re the best, You made my day, That’s the best, A big smile, High five, Pat on the back, Great job buddy, Wow, Super, You are outstanding, Fantastic, Way to go! You are special, How creative! Outstanding job, Excellent, Great, Well done, Good job, Remarkable, I knew you could do it!, I’m proud of you, Fantastic, Super Job, Super Star, Nice work, You’re on top of it, Beautiful, Now you’ve got it! You are catching on.  Bravo, {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Follow @mentoringmoment on Twitter

Fast, simple and, of course, fun, Twitter has been one of Mentoring Moments’ online homes for several years now. This year we would love to expand and increase the conversation. Want to join us? What will you find @mentoringmoment on Twitter? * Mentoring Moment’s classic content * Unique and encouraging quotes along with plenty of Scripture. * Retweeting our followers — and their blogs too! * New articles from the MMCW blog. * Sharing the Good News daily! Do you {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

FREE Beth Moore Books through Friday!

It was announced on Beth Moore’s LPM blog last week that her publisher, B&H Publishing Group has made a number of her books FREE for ereader (Kindle and NOOK) through Friday, January 10th. I’ve counted 14 books including such favorites as Jesus, the One and Only, The Beloved Disciple, Breaking Free, Feathers from My Nest, and Believing God among the offering. This is a wonderful opportunity to load up your ereader with an excellent selection of books and devotions for {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Want to Read the Bible through in 2014?

It is hard to believe we will soon be closing the book on 2013 and opening a fresh page on 2014.  In 2013 we challenged our Mentoring Moments readers to join us as we read the Bible through.  I must admit, I did not know how many would actually accept the challenge and make the journey with us, but for the last year over 700 of you stepped up! I have thanked the Father often for each of you and asked Him to {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

A Peaceful Christmas

We have a tradition here at Mentoring Moments. Each year following our 12 Days of Christmas series we go offline until December 26th to celebrate Christmas. This year our 12 Days theme was A Simple Christmas–taking a rest now fits perfectly. The world rushes, bustles, strives and becomes overwhelmed trying to keep up with the madness of the season. Money runs short, popular toys run out, and there are just not enough hours in the day.  All for one day, {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Throwback Thursday: Designer Placemats

With spring in full swing and summer ahead, we will be enjoying parties outdoors. Simplify the picnic setup by combining the silverware, napkin and placemat into one designer bundle. With five, six-inch straight stitches you can make these functional placemats. They are wonderful gifts for a new bride too! Materials needed: tea towel, 34-inch-long ribbon, sewing machine. Fold the end of the tea towel up to form a 6-inch pocket. Stitch along the edges. Stitch a 3-inch pocket on the {Read More}

About Loi Palmer

Loi and her husband Chuck have been married 22 years and have a revolving back door with three teens. She has a successful direct sales business, and is involved in a thriving mentoring ministry to women--Mom to Mom. Loi's passion is cheering on young moms in their vital role as godly wives and moms.