Author Archives: Jeff & Charmé

About Jeff & Charmé

My greatest passion is intentionally passing my faith in Christ down to the next generation, starting with our family. I’ve been married to Jeff since 1975. We have three adult children, two sons-in-law, and six grandchildren…our greatest joy in this life! I served alongside of my husband in pastoral ministry for twenty years. We currently offer resources and a speaking ministry to churches and families called Covenant Heirs. Our mission is to encourage and equip parents, grandparents, and others to intentionally live a life of faithfulness to God, with a family discipleship emphasis. Please contact us at covenantheirs@gmail.com if you are interested in learning more about us and our ministry. Holding His Hand blog (2016) is dedicated to my mom, Audrey Lewis, who learned to trust in Jesus during her battle with cancer. This blog testifies to God's amazing love and provision in our lives.

Happy New Year?

One simple word can assure a happy new year. Many of us set goals for the new year. Or what some would call, resolutions. I suppose I’m more of a goal-setter. One of the gifts God gave me, is being an … Continue reading

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“Come on! You can do this!” 2017 World Series Game #2

I love watching baseball, especially when it comes to the World Series. Ozzy Smith, St. Louis Cardinals, 1982-1996 As a young girl, my grandparents took me to watch the Decatur Commodores, a professional minor league baseball team that played in … Continue reading

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SO, WHAT’S IMPORTANT IN YOUR LIFE?

At the Home of Martha and Mary – Luke 10:38-42 (NIV) 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called … Continue reading

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When all the world is loud, God whispers.

“After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper” 1 Kings 19:12. Listen…so you may hear His loving and gentle voice. For me, His voice whispered through … Continue reading

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Loss of a spouse…GOD IS FAITHFUL!

“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand” (Isaiah 41:10). Written by: Mary Alice Medley On … Continue reading

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Does God allow rape?

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4 Personal testimony written by Joy Pedrow.  … Continue reading

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In the Face of Death, God has a Plan

Personal Testimony Written by Katie Finn “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be … Continue reading

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Cast your net on the right side

6 He (Jesus) said, “Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some.” When they did, they were unable to haul the net in because of the large number of fish. (John 21:6) When we … Continue reading

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Blinded by a Quack

“For we walk by faith, not by sight” (2 Corinthians 5:7). (NKJV) Born in Putnam County, New York, Fanny Crosby became ill within two months. Unfortunately, the family doctor was away, and another man—pretending to be a certified doctor—treated her … Continue reading

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Letting go and Holding an Enemy’s Hand

“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you” (Luke 6:27-28). While vacationing in Michigan with my husband Jeff, we … Continue reading

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