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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. :)

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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Rah, Rah, Sis, Boom, Bah!!!

Several years ago I was serving in the second grade classroom one Sunday when a mom of one of our “wild” boys came to pick him up. I pulled her to the side and said I wanted to tell her … Continue reading

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How do I choose when I don’t like the choices?

I promise you that this post will be the only one that gets “political”. I have pushed back the constant nudgings over and over again. But, today I just can’t help but share what is on my heart. This year … Continue reading

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