Jim and Mary Williams standing together in front of a pond.

How We Rebuilt Our Marriage

June 4, 2019

We’d been married for about four years.  We had two kids and had moved to Santiago, Chile to serve as missionaries.  We were – or so we thought – mature Christian laborers striving to advance the gospel.  But, under the surface of our seemingly healthy marriage, Mary and I were wrestling with deep issues that we were hardly aware of. 

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Why Table Manners?

May 26, 2019

When we struggle to get along at this table that Jesus has created for us the watching world concludes: “Your Jesus must be too small – because he doesn’t even seem to be big enough for you all to stay together and love each other.” To be the church means we have to honor the fact that God created us differently.

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People standing around a small grill holding shish kabobs.

Invitation to The Dinner Table

May 9, 2019

Do you remember when you were a kid and summer days stretched endlessly before you, with little to do besides hang out with friends? This summer we want to offer you a chance to stop adulting. To enjoy the season, to be fully present. To sit and relax with a few friends. We hereby invite you to The Dinner Table.

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IF:Gathering 2019

February 6, 2019

As we began to pray and dream about our gathering this year, we kept asking the question, “What do the women at Pulpit Rock need?” My heart continued to come back to three words: rest, celebrate, and wisdom.

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IF:Gathering 2017

May 4, 2017

There is something so freeing when Jesus proves bigger than your small acts of service. When His words speak louder than a microphone and when His Presence takes your breath away, you know you’re doing something right. More than any other year, IF:Gathering 2017 was all Him and He showed off.

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IF We Cross the Generation Divide

April 3, 2017

Through mentoring classes, shared meals and events like the IF:Gathering, women at Pulpit Rock are building rich and lasting community that crosses generations.

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We’re hearing things…

March 7, 2017

As we get deeper into this pursuit of joy, the stories are rolling in. We wanted to give you a place to share these stories. So this post is yours. Send us your stories and we’ll publish them here.

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How Do I Fit In?

January 13, 2017

As women’s ministry transitioned from Bible study at the church to creating IF:Tables in our homes, I felt the Lord was leading me to host an IF:Table. As we have met once a month, I have seen a bond between the ladies as they help each other in times of need. All it took was a leap of faith in what God was asking me to do.

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Young Men’s Small Group

December 16, 2016

In today’s society, most boys never learn how to do away with childish things. They eventually become a boy stuck in a man’s body. I am excited to be starting a new study for young men in our community.

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A Table for Everyone

October 6, 2016

They wanted IF:Table hostesses. It was simple, they said. Once a month, invite anyone. You can do it. I didn’t want to do it. But I thought maybe I should pause and listen.

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