Prickly people hurt and bruise us with their snubs, jabs, and stabs. But we can love, help, and comfort them. Here's how.
Juanita Purcell and her husband, J. O., were in pastoral ministry for more than 40 years. He is pastor emeritus of a church in The Villages, Florida-the third church they started. Juanita speaks at ladies' retreats, banquets, and other seminars and conferences. Juanita and J. O. have three adult sons and 10 grandchildren. Juanita is the author of 13 women's studies. She has also written Women's Ministries Handbook and two devotionals.