Welcome! I'm Meredith Cook.

I'm a stay-at-home mom moonlighting as an author and writer of grants.

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6 Ways to Fight Frustration in Ministry

6 Ways to Fight Frustration in Ministry

What if I spoke to others with as much excitement about Jesus as I do about a host of other things?

4 Reasons Why I Appreciate Expository Preaching

4 Reasons Why I Appreciate Expository Preaching

I will never stop learning about the Bible, which is why I appreciate expository preaching.

3 Reasons to Learn from the Old Testament

3 Reasons to Learn from the Old Testament

I’ve grown to love the Old Testament for these reasons.

Discipleship Beyond Peer Circles

Discipleship Beyond Peer Circles

It matters that members of the church body—made up of a diversity of people—practice intentional fellowship with each other.

3 Reasons Eschatology Matters for Good Works

3 Reasons Eschatology Matters for Good Works

Our hope in Christ's return uniquely motivates us to do good works while proclaiming the saving truth of the gospel.

A Snapshot Biblical Theology of Missions

A Snapshot Biblical Theology of Missions

The local church should be the center of the missionary sending process and should take responsibility for providing member care to its members who it sends out.

Your Church's Continued Responsibility for its Sent Ones

Your Church's Continued Responsibility for its Sent Ones

The local church should be the center of the missionary sending process and should take responsibility for providing member care to its members who it sends out.

Receiving Hospitality as Gospel Ministry

Receiving Hospitality as Gospel Ministry

Though we often emphasize showing hospitality, I think that learning how to receive hospitality is equally important. This is especially true in cross-cultural ministry.

Hospitality is Hard, But You Should Do it Anyway

Hospitality is Hard, But You Should Do it Anyway

Hospitality is an important part of both obeying the “one another” commands we see in Scripture regarding fellow believers and doing gospel ministry with those outside the church.