If you’ve been reading my blog since it started in 2011, you know that I rarely weigh in on buzz topics. In fact, if everyone else is writing about it, you can bet I’m going to remain silent. The internet is a noisy place, and I want to make sure I am contributing value through… Read More 2 Things Church Leaders Can Learn From the Life and Writings of Rachel Held Evans
I’ve come to this page several times, wanting desperately to write, but coming up emtpy. I express my heart best through writing, yet sometimes my heart is so full that it takes awhile for the words to sort themselves out and come to the surface. We’ve been home from South Africa for about a week… Read More From My Heart: How?
Sunday morning last found us skimming along the highway to church per usual. Somewhere between this exit and that mile marker, the van in front of us suddenly veered off the road and bumped down the hill, straight towards a heavily wooded area. I’m pretty sure I stopped breathing for a few seconds as that… Read More Ministry Matters: Pastor’s Wife in the Middle
Dear Pastors, You are under pressure often, but this weekend brings a unique challenge. It’s Mother’s Day. And most of the women of the western world have expectations about what will take place at church on this day. If they don’t have expectations, they certainly carry in dreams and heartaches. We are all brokenly desperate… Read More Dear Pastors: On Mother’s Day, Lead us to Christ
Last night I asked this question on the Embracing Grace FB page, and got some really touching replies of how 9/11 has impacted families forever: Post by Embracing Grace. I’ll never forget where I was. You probably won’t ever forget, either. I was sitting in chapel in Bible College- just a normal day during the… Read More 5 Things I Want My Children To Know About 9/11