A Place to Belong


A moving message of hope and belonging from Circle of Friends president, Lisa Troyer.

Looking for a place to belong? Find it in a community of women fostering relationships through authenticity, affirmation, and accountability —find it in the Circle of Friends. Your outlook will never be the same as you explore the ministry potential of a dynamic group of “women helping women,” and catch their vision to be women committed to Jesus Christ, obediently seeking God’s will, and fulfilling their life mission as Christ-followers.

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

As I sit down to write I confess I have lots of words bubbling through my brain – some may even be worth sharing – but for some reason Isaiah 43:2-3 is what continues to rise to the top of my thoughts:

“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will

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Who gets the glory?

When it’s all said and done, at the end of the day when the work has been accomplished, who gets the glory?

Who gets the glory for the gifts, abilities, and opportunities in our lives?

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

“No one can grumble and honor God at the same time.” Dr. Charles F. Stanley (In Touch Ministries)

As I look out the window at the sunshine and melting snow I feel like I’ve embraced these words of wisdom well. There’s no grumble in me – especially when there’s sunshine and blue skies to look at. Yes, I am definitely giving honor to God for the break in the weather.

And yet Dr. Stanley’s words struck me as I read them – they may have even stomped on my toes a bit.

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