penny table

A PENNY SAVED… MAY BE DIFFICULT TO SPEND.

A Great home project from my sister, Kandy

 I saw this project a while ago and thought it would be perfect for the round end table that a friend gave me.  The top was a little rough, so I imagined it would be a good place to try!  The table was free and if I messed it up, no big loss.

I watched a YouTube video of someone doing this project.  She really did not do a very good job, so I was a little discouraged about the idea.  But finally, I gave in, went to the bank and got $5 worth of pennies.  Not enough, so I got $5 more.  I spent several hours playing with how to arrange them, and then came across some old foreign coins we had.  I liked the idea of the bright copper and thought that the inner circle would be interesting with the foreign coins.

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Effective Discipleship for Teens

discipleship[p This is my sister, Kandy Chimento. Years ago, she developed a wonderful discipleship program for teen girls. It was an amazing program and I have asked her to share a little about it.


Kandy Chimento has been in ministry with her husband since before their marriage nearly 30 years ago.  They have been blessed to minister in states from Texas to Wisconsin to Missouri and back to Texas again.  Though she served in children’s, youth, young adults, and lead pastors, her passion is discipleship!   She loves being a mom to their 2 grown-up children, Tyler and Christa.  Gardening, crafts, and quilting take up most of her free time.  They have recently downsized their empty nest and moved to the country, and love enjoying the big Texas outdoors! You can follow her writing about Gettin’ Back to Her Roots

 

“Women of Virtue”

One of my favorite endeavors is discipleship.  In my own experience, I became convinced that effective discipleship can be more of a life-changer than a hundred sermons.  One of my prime times of spiritual growth came through a small discipleship group I belonged to in my 20’s, and by the on-going mentoring of an older godly woman. When we were youth pastors in Kansas City, I felt led to create a discipleship course for high school girls. Continue reading