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Melanie Spindler

Imperfect Christ-Follower, lover of God, seeker of Truth
I am a wife of 20 years to The. Best. Man. I've ever met (Jesus excluded!); mother of 3 wildly different and PRECIOUS children--15, 11 and 5--that we are doing our best to train up in the LORD; trained and practicing physician (endocrinologist); women's & children's ministry leader and worship leader; wrestler of faith; vessel of the Holy Spirit.  I struggle as a recovering Pharisee (emphasis on recovering), therefore with legalism and sinful pride.  It is a daily battle that I must die to self and live for Christ. I fail miserably many days, but thank God for His Grace!!!

I can cook pretty well (mostly Mexican), I sew like a boss (made my own wedding dress 20 years ago), I embroider and love all things craftsy and beautiful.  I am a DIY-er and along with my husband, flip houses on the side of my medical practice and his construction business.

I love a good joke and to laugh & make others laugh, but I revere the Word and know when to get serious.  I know the word and have been studying it since I was in the womb, which is characteristic of people brought up in the Church of Christ, my faith tradition.  I am a jack-of-all-trades, master of some, and find more and more that each of these aspects of my life serve to sanctify me to the LORD. 

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right Spirit within me.

Recent Activity


Who are the Israelites in today's society that God was referring to as his chosen people?

First to address some misconceptions: I don't think this is a matter of...

Comment 2 More Answers 1 Vote Asked September 25 2017


Is the Church of Christ denomination a good biblical church group?

I have grown up in the churches of Christ since the womb, and as an adult...

Comment 4 More Answers 1 Vote Asked September 12 2017


How can one apply James 5:12 to taking the medical oath (Hippocratic oath)?

I am a physician, an MD, with a specialty in internal medicine and a...

Comment 2 Votes Asked August 24 2017


Is mental illness caused by evil spirits?

Let me say first, I am a physician, an MD that went through psych rotations,...

4 Comments 3 More Answers 5 Votes Asked July 21 2017


Is it biblical to blame the spirits, such as the spirit of anger, the spirit of lust, the sprit of greed, etc... as the cause of our sins?

Excellent answers, all, above. I too believe that spirits exist and work to...

Comment 5 More Answers 1 Vote Asked July 21 2017


Can sin be forgiven without repentance?

Short and sweet: NO. Unrepentant sin is not forgiven. I cite the following:...

1 Comments 5 More Answers 3 Votes Asked July 21 2017


Are African traditional weddings acceptable to God?

There is absolutely nothing wrong with it. Man does not marry two people...

1 Comments 4 More Answers 2 Votes Asked May 04 2017


What evidence do we have that God is aware of us and our needs?

I agree with Mr. Maas and would add that we are told God knows us, sees us,...

Comment 1 More Answer 2 Votes Asked April 06 2017


Is the Catholic concept of a nun biblical?

The term, is indeed NOT Biblical, nor is that of unwed priests as is...

Comment 2 More Answers 1 Vote Asked March 17 2017


What does the Bible say about human rights?

Echoing that the words "human rights" are not found in Scripture, God makes...

Comment 3 More Answers Asked March 15 2017


Can a Christian lose salvation?

I had never believed in the "once saved always saved" mindset but Scripture...

Comment 46 More Answers 2 Votes Asked March 03 2017


What were the deeds the church in Ephesus had done at first, to which Jesus called for a return?

To your question & I hope this makes sense: The church in Ephesus was praised...

Comment 2 More Answers 3 Votes Asked February 09 2017


What should you do if you believe you're saved, but someone else says you're not and wants to pray the sinner's prayer with you?

A few premises: A) only God knows a person's heart, (and therefore their...

1 Comments 1 More Answer 1 Vote Asked January 20 2017


Should Christian women wear make-up or jewelry?

1 Peter makes it clear that it is a heart issue...our beauty is to come from...

Comment 8 More Answers 13 Votes Asked October 10 2013