Author Archives: Laura Davis

The Task and the Call

Exodus 35 & 36 talk in length about the gifts and skills that the Lord gave certain men to equip them in constructing the tabernacle. Repeated throughout is the fact that they have been filled “with the Spirit of God, with skills, … more »

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Missio on Calling (1 Corinthians 7:17-24): On Contentment

I am convicted by this passage on leading the lives to which we are called, specifically in the area of comparison and the “grass is always greener” mentality that so often plagues me.  In verse 17, it is stated very … more »

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Serving as Mary, Serving as Martha

The story of Martha and Mary is familiar to most people who have grown up in the church.  I am well versed in it, but this narrative does have a slightly different and deeper meaning now that I am working, more … more »

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Missio on Self Reliance: Unless the Lord Builds This Next Shift

Psalm 127, at least as I read it, seemed to talk about two different subjects.  First it spoke of the futility of trying to build something or succeed in an endeavor without the Lord having a hand in it. The … more »

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Missio on Grumbling: Sharing the Burden

I spend my vocational days as a caregiver, caring for those with special needs through a remarkable ministry called Jill’s House.  In Numbers 11:14 Moses said to the Lord, “I cannot carry all these people by myself; the burden is … more »

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Missio on Bezalel and Oholiab: The Task and the Call

Exodus 35-39 passage talks in length about the gifts and skills that the Lord gave Bezalel and Oholiab to equip them in constructing the tabernacle.  Repeated throughout is the fact that they have been filled “with the Spirit of God, with skills, … more »

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