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Meandering Down Hallowed Paths
by Sandy Wisdom-Martin, Guest Author on May 26, 2017 in wmu of texas
Written by Sandy Wisdom-Martin, Executive-Director WMU SBC
According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs website, several cities claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day celebrations. One of those happens to be Carbondale, Illinois, where I attended college, and home of Major General John A. Logan. In 1868, Logan declared there should be a national Decoration Day (later named Memorial Day). Logan’s orders proclaimed, “We should guard their graves with sacred vigilance . . . Let no neglect, no ravages of time, testify to the present or to the coming generations that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and...
by Sandy Wisdom-Martin, WMU of Texas Executive Director-Treasurer on March 3, 2016 in wmu of texas
We have a tremendous opportunity to support the future of missions in our state while we honor the legacy of a WMU of Texas leader.
Jeane Law loved Texas and missions. Joy Fenner says of Jeane, "My favorite memories include Jeane's genuine love for missionaries and their kids. It began when she was a Sunbeam (preschool missions organization). It grew and developed as she grew. That love expressed itself in multiple ways and continued throughout her entire life."
Live the Difference: around the world
by Sandy Wisdom-Martin on October 27, 2014 in news
This year's Annual Meeting theme is "Live the Difference." We asked several individuals what it looks like to live the difference in their day-to-day lives. Here's what Sandra Wisdom-Martin, executive director of WMU of Texas, had to say:
What does it mean to Live the Difference? Authors Ben Connelly and Bob Roberts say. "If you call yourself a follower of Jesus, He calls you a missionary! You may never go halfway around the world, but because of God's work in you, you are on mission."*
For me, living the difference means being on mission day in and day out.
At WMU of Texas, our passion is also our purpose. We make...