On Giving and Getting in 2016

2016 has been a roller coaster of a year. As I sit here preparing my last presentations and talks for 2016, I am also tying up loose ends from various projects. I always find myself reflecting at this time of year. I am in awe for all the good that has transpired this year, and am overwhelmed with sadness and disappointment from other events that have taken place in our country and in our world. I wanted to take this time to give you a quick update, let you know what is coming, and to thank you for joining me on A Sista’s Journey.

This will most likely be my last post of 2016. If WordPress sends me one of those “End of Year” wrap-ups, I’ll share any interesting information by amending this post.

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Natasha’s Study: A Long Obedience in the Same Direction

A Long Obedience in the Same DirectionDiscipleship in an Instant Society

The central reality for Christians is the personal, unalterable, persevering commitment God makes to us. Perseverance is not the result of our determination, it is the result of God’s faithfulness. We survive in the way of faith not because we have extraordinary stamina but because God is righteous, because God sticks with us. Christian discipleship is a process of paying more and more attention to God’s righteousness and less and less attention to our own.

– Eugene Peterson on perseverance.

Why I picked up this book:

This book is a classic, and it was gifted to me by the women on my leadership team at the end of three plus years of service as the founder and leader of the mentoring ministry.

Who Should Read A Long Obedience in the Same Direction:

This work will be an encouragement to any believer. It is an apt tool for spiritual formation and development.

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction book cover

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