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…


Do you want to build a snowman?

My answer is no. No, thank you. No, I do not want to build a snowman. It’s March. I don’t do snowmen in March, thank you very much.

But thankfully my kids don’t have the same attitude towards snow as I do, so when March arrived covered in a hefty blanket of snow they built a snowman. Not just any snowman, but a very fine snowman indeed. Instead of staying inside and complaining about the snow they chose to embrace the day with joy and

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Confessions of a Peace Lover…

“Break my heart for what breaks Yours…”

Are you hearing a recurring theme? The little slug for cancer a few weeks ago continues to worm its way into my thoughts, bringing awareness to the cancers in our lives that go undetected because they are not physical cancers. Instead they are spiritual cancers that eat away at our compassion and our vision – not our eyes, but our vision – especially our ability to see things as God sees them.

Break my heart for what breaks Yours.

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Eyes to See - You are, I AM


God’s ways are not our our ways. In fact, just in case we still don’t get that – He says as far as the heavens are from the earth are His ways not our ways. (Isaiah 55:8) This Scripture came to mind yesterday as I was talking with God about some ideas that I really hope He will consider. He’s such a patient Father; He listened but reminded me that He’s the Almighty Creator of everything and doesn’t need my help. But I’m pretty stubborn – and I’ll be the

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