Managing Marriage and Ministry

By Inside Out with Courtnaye I’m going to start this post by saying that managing marriage and ministry is NOT easy. Yet, it can be done. Personally, I’ve been married for nearly 16 years and been saved and active in ministry for over 20 years. So, I know from experience that this can be done. However, no matter how long we’ve been married and in ministry, for you and me, it’s still going to take prayer, personal discipline, love, and respect to manage [...]

Taking Care of Your First Ministry

What I mean by this title is taking care of your home life as you grind, hustle, work, do ministry, or lead others and yourself to accomplish intended goals and God’s will. Trust me. I totally understand that you’ve got things to do. I get it! However, I also know that if you have children, a husband, or housework that needs attending to, sis, you’ve got to get to them and it, too! ;-) The reason I know this so well, is because my husband [...]

Recognizing the Season You’re In

If you were to examine your current situation or season in life right now, what would you say? Think about that for a quick moment. Would you say that you’re in a grinding season, dry season, getting married season, waiting for your godly mate season, raising small kids or teens season, empty nesting season, spiritual warfare season, tests and trials at nearly every turn season, growing closer to God season, and the list could go on and on, right? Gotcha! So let’s talk (or read) [...]

Building Strong Christian Relationships

In this post, I’m going to dive right in to talk to you about how to build strong Christian relationships. I believe it’s vital that we not only have the right people around us and who support us, but that we do our part in building upon those relationships, as well. So, I hope and pray that this post helps you in some way! Here goes… Friendships – For starters, I want to tell you that a great way to build upon strong Christian relationships [...]

Developing Healthy Relationships in 2016

How are things going for you in the friendship/relationship department? Would you say that you have good friends or relationships with the people around you or could you use some help? I believe that we could all use some help. So let’s get ready to kick off the New Year right! In this week’s post, I’m talking about developing healthy relationships in 2016! And guess what? It’s going to start with you! Do a self-examination of where you are in your relationships. Could things be [...]