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About theworldaccordingtomrsfarquhar

I am wife to Lee, mom to Andrew, Joel and Ben, mother-in-law to Mary Kate, Allison, and Caroline and Kitty to Leah, Amelia, Anna Carlton and Lacey. I am the Owner of KidMin Care - a support for children's ministry in Raleigh, NC. Oh, and I'm a little bit of a NC State Wolfpack fan. :)

Good, good Father…..

Recently we have been singing a worship song at our church called Good, Good Father. I love this song. I have heard it said that the impression one has of God the Father is a reflection of the relationship one … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Mary

Proverbs 15:13 says – A happy heart makes the face cheerful. I have been blessed with a daughter-in-law with a happy heart. Last week I spent the whole week in heaven on earth. I was visiting my son, daughter-in-law and … Continue reading

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The audacity of discontent…AKA that time I visited an orphanage in Chengdu, China.

There are some memories that are forever burned in my mind. One of those memories was a day spent in an orphanage in Chengdu, China. I was honored to visit this orphanage with a group from my church and I … Continue reading

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The disappointment of unmet expectations – aka – the time I visited the Suwanee Diner.

This past week I had the pleasure of attending the Orange Conference in Atlanta with some of our ministry team. We had a great time of refreshment, learning, and challenges. We also had a great time just having adventures together. … Continue reading

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Prayer time!

I will never forget the first time I witnessed a distinct and very clear answer to prayer. I had just finished my junior year of high school and had been chosen to attend Governor’s School that summer. Governor’s School was … Continue reading

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Adventures in Parenting

Several years ago I participated in a group project that had the participants write down their three favorite memories. We then split up into groups of three and shared the memories with the smaller group. After sharing your memories, the … Continue reading

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Rejection – the disappointment of being told NO.

Get any group of children’s ministry directors together and probably the most common struggle you will hear is in the area of recruiting. We will share strategies and ideas, but often we just lament the fact that our biggest source … Continue reading

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