5 Creative Ways to Connect With Your Spouse As You Serve

Are you familiar with the television show Extreme Makeover Home Edition?  One year, our church garnered inspiration from the premise of this reality program to create a unique Christmas Outreach called “Extreme Makeover: Christmas Edition.”  I signed up to help serve a family by decorating their home, purchasing presents for the children, and providing all the fixings for a holiday meal. Our group of volunteers spent the day at a home in our community, played with the kids, gave the parents a Bible, and shared the message of hope through Christ.
I am sharing over at Missional Women this week as part of the series “31 Days of Missional Living.”  To read the rest of this post, head on over here. 

Lynda’s Chicken Pasta: A Mission-Minded Meal

Bruce with kids at Pastor Wino's Church

In 2009, I married the man of my dreams.  The week after our honeymoon, we came home and started attending Missions team meetings at Billy and Lynda’s house every Sunday afternoon after church.  We prayed for our trip to Haiti and rehearsed the skits we would perform for evangelistic meetings.

We gathered in their comfy family room right beside the kitchen.  Food was always a part of the equation – meatballs, fried chicken, chips and salsa, crackers and cheese.  Each week there was a pot luck surprise….

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