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Over 20 Reasons In Support of Getting Your Ministerial License

Rev. Crystal | May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
In case you are thinking about getting a ministerial license…here are a few reasons I thought of this morning on the plane: 1. It encourages unity. 2. It provides accountability. 3. It provides protection. 4. It is the natural progression for those seeking…
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Part 3: The Great Reward Trials Bring By Sis Isabel Mendoza

Rev. Crystal | April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Part 3: The Great Reward Trials Bring: My Testimony, By Sister Isabel Mendoza My mother ran into some money and rented a nicer home. What she didn’t realize, it was 1 mile from a United Pentecostal church. It was my shot at a break through and every time…
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Part 2: The Great Reward Trials Bring By Sis Isabel Mendoza

Rev. Crystal | April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Part 2: The Great Reward Trials Bring: My Testimony, By Sister Isabel Mendoza It was about an hour and half later, my mother returns home with an older cousin, Jan. They both came in as we were lying on the floor. My mother stood in front of us 5 kids and…
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Part 1: The Great Reward Trials Bring By Sis Isabel Mendoza

Rev. Crystal | April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Part 1: The Great Reward Trials Bring: My Testimony, By Sister Isabel Mendoza Life had an unfortunate beginning. I was 7 years old living in San Mateo, California.  On one occasion, my parents told me they were going to work on the family car. Most vehicles…
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5 Minute Devotion: An Open Letter to Pastor’s Wives

Rev. Crystal | April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
A little over ten years ago I was at a MI District Ladies Retreat. I cannot remember who the speaker was or what the theme of the retreat was, but I do remember the spiritual experience I had at the altar call. At the time, I was single and working part time…
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5 Minute Devotion: Messy Ministry and A Ball of Yarn

Rev. Crystal | April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
When I was a little girl I used to go to my grandmother’s house in the summer and watch her knit, crochet, and work with yarn. I remember her taking the yarn out of the package and making a ball of it. The yarn slid through her fingers into this ball like…
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5 Minute Devotion: Critique and Criticism

Rev. Crystal | March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Critique and Criticism: Those who oppose women in leadership and ministry would like nothing more than for women to remain critical of their calling, take on a critical and or bitter spirit, and have low self-esteem about their worth and value in the Kingdom.…
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5 Minute Devotion: Endurance

Rev. Crystal | March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Endurance: Endurance is a topic which many people in leadership are aware of, because of the demanding job of leadership. Leaders in the church need to be especially in tune to their mind, heart, soul, and body as they think about endurance. Endurance is the…
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Women in Ministry Network UPCI Launched

Rev. Crystal | October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women in Ministry Network UPCI Launched The Women in Ministry Network UPCI launched its first Meet and Greet on Wednesday September 30th, 2016 at the UPCI 2016 General Conference in Indianapolis, IN. Just under fifty women were in attendance for this meet…
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Janet Trout Speaks at Ladies in Action UPCI 2016 General Conference

Rev. Crystal | October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Janet Trout Speaks at Ladies in Action UPCI 2016 General Conference The room was full of women. Women were young and old, from all walks of life, and they were all around the room as Sister Janet Trout came to the front to speak. I was in the overfill room,…
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