Ministerial Spouses Association
Fresh Strength Newsletter
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Message from the Editor
The Women’s Ministries devotional book project is looking for writers. (Sorry, this applies only to female spouses. But if you are a male spouse, encourage your wife to write!)
Women’s Ministries publishes a 365- or 366-day devotional book each year. The writers receive no pay; nevertheless, each receives a complimentary book. The big payoff, however, is that all royalties from these books go to scholarships for women around the world who are seeking college- or university-level education. (If that applies to you, complete an application! See at http://www.adventistwomensministries.org/index.php?id=60.)
I am starting to work on the 2015 devotional book. As you probably know, the 2013 book, Blessed, is now available in the Adventist Book Centers or at Amazon.com; it is also available as an e-book. And the 2014 book is in the copyediting/formatting process at the Review and Herald. Thank you so much if you have contributed before. If you have not participated before, now is the time!
How can you help? By writing at least one devotional for me. And please invite other women to write as well — relatives, friends, fellow church members. The more writers we get the better.
So, thank you so much for your support of this ministry. I am really excited by the reports I receive from readers as well as the young women who are granted scholarships. Together, we are making a difference!
You can get full writing guidelines at http://adventistwomensministries.org/index.php?id=22. You can also obtain a Guidelines brochure by contacting your Women’s Ministries conference or union director.
Thank you so much — I look forward to hearing from you!
In His love,
Ardis Dick Stenbakken
Devotional book editor
Ardis Dick Stenbakken has had a zeal for women and women’s ministries for many years, but she now finds that her greatest passion is the next generation — especially her two little granddaughters. Ardis loves to encourage women to use their God-given gifts and to study the women of the Bible, learning how God led in their lives and what that says to women now.