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11 02, 2020

My St. Luke’s Story by Kaye LaVerne Sisk Hardy

2020-02-11T16:40:37-06:00February 11th, 2020|75|Comments Off on My St. Luke’s Story by Kaye LaVerne Sisk Hardy

I grew up in a loving Baptist family in Small-Town Texas. After college, I came to Houston and joined River Oaks Baptist Church, where I belonged to a singles Sunday School class, until I met my future husband, John. John’s parents had helped start St. Lukes when it was meeting at Lamar High School. I figured there was no way I’d make a Baptist out of him, so the next Sunday after we married, I joined St.Lukes. We joined the Friendship Class, “young” married, who were mostly graduates of the Brunchers class. (This group of singles was disbanded by Dr. [...]

7 02, 2020

My Small Group, by Jess Martin

2020-02-07T09:42:50-06:00February 7th, 2020|All blogs, We Tell Our Stories|Comments Off on My Small Group, by Jess Martin

When I first began attending St. Luke’s after moving to Houston post-grad, I fell in love with the church and community spirit, but struggled to find my own personal connection amongst the many friendly faces. One Sunday, when I heard about the upcoming small group launch, my ears perked up, and I counted down the days until the launch. I was nervous, and had to remind myself that the whole group of women was just as new to the group as I was! Opening yourself up and learning to be vulnerable was tough those first few [...]

7 02, 2020

We are all parents…

2020-02-07T09:00:48-06:00February 7th, 2020|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|Comments Off on We are all parents…

A PERSONAL PRAYER God, It is the greatest joy in the world to be a parent. Looking back, I remember mostly good times when our kids were smaller, speckled with a few hard ones. I have regrets about how I parented, and I can openly confess those to you now. I talked about faith at church but didn't speak much about it at home. I either withdrew from conflict or screamed and yelled. I taught my kids virtually nothing about money, or sex, or drugs and alcohol, or any of those important things they should know about. And [...]