For where two or three gather in my name I am with them.
Over the past few years I have learned how incredibly important community is in building your faith and growing as a Christ follower. Lane of Roses has provided me with an amazing community of women who encourage, challenge, and help me grow in all seasons of life. I met my mentor and some of my dearest friends through being a part of the Lane of Roses community, and I am forever thankful for how they have helped shape me into the woman I am today.
God has a funny way of providing when it's most needed, and also very unexpected. My sophomore year of college I was feeling lonely and lost when I stumbled upon Lane of Roses. I reached out to the founder Katie Humphress and quickly became involved and fascinated with the community that had been created through girls sharing their stories of faith. It's so powerful to join together with like-minded women, and to be vulnerable with one another. I so highly encourage all women to become a part of a community, whether that be Lane of Roses, a small group at your church, or simply seeking out new friendships. God provided for me and I know He can, and will, for you too!
1. Do you have a community of women in your life where you believe your faith has grown alongside them? If not, where can you seek out a community?
2. What can you do to help your friends’ faith grow? How can you pray for them today?
Dear Heavenly Father, thank You so much for the beautiful gift of community You have provided us with. I love the ability to grow alongside my sisters and I pray that You help me encourage them and challenge them as they do the same for me. You are a good, good Father who always provides, and I am forever thankful for that truth.