Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Titus 2 Mom's Ministry

The house is a mess. Kids are asleep. Mama's got laundry, dishes and sweeping to do before bed. Mama's also got to spend some time with Jesus to replenish her spirit-man.

As mamas, our lives are often filled with dirty diapers, dirty laundry and seriously messy houses. As followers of Christ and mamas, our main goal becomes to raise up and train up our children in the way of the LORD. We are to cultivate a culture of prayer and a heart that loves the Lord our God with all their little hearts, their little minds, their little souls and their little strength. As moms we become shepherds.

But, how do we do that? The Word is saturated with instructions for Mommies & Daddies that lead us in how to be diligent in child-rearing and family ministry. But, my all-time favorite is this...
"Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good, so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored." -Titus 2:3-5

There is so much to learn from this rich text. So, this is why the Orlando House of Prayer has started a Mommy's ministry that will be devoted to studying and digging deep into this passage of Scripture as a group of us mommies learn what it means to "love our husbands, love our children, be sensible, pure and workers at home" (etc).

I cannot tell you how excited I am about this group of women coming together to fellowship in the Word together and to exhort one another in this very hidden and very rewarding ministry called Mommyhood. I believe it is so needed and so very neglected often.

OHOP's Titus 2 Mom's Ministry is a fruit of prayers from many mommies within our Church that desire to seek God and to glorify Him in our roles as mommies and wives. And what a beautiful heart that is. What a beautiful desire, and how much it pleases God!

We will be meeting at our missions base's director's home this Sunday at 7p. If you roll in Orlando or in the nearby area, I highly encourage you to come. :)

For more info email titus2moms@orlandohop.org

1 comment:

  1. I'm so excited too! Long overdue & much needed for encouragement and community connection. So many young moms (and older) feel disconnected and alone, we'll come together this Sunday!!!