Last night was our community group’s final meeting of the semester, and I ugly-cried my way out the door as soon as it ended. That was our last time to officially meet with this group before our family relocates to Dallas. As our leader Chris prayed at the close, […]
I’ve often found stories to be a little dangerous.
Let me explain. I know we’re supposed to be telling our stories and celebrating the ones around us, but it just strikes me that whenever we do, there’s potential to elevate people above the Author. Combine that with our culture’s preference […]
Today is Orphan Sunday, and churches all over the world are making a point to talk about the orphan crisis and where the church fits in bringing healing to the needs of these children. The focus of Orphan Sunday could be for many a starting […]
I’ve been chewing on James 1:2 the past several weeks ever since my summer Bible study group studied this verse last month, and I just can’t quite move on from this idea, this command, to “count it all joy.” I sense God wanting to work that joy deeper into me, […]
Today was the last day of school for my kids, and earlier my mom asked me how I’m feeling about that.
Well….I definitely have feelings about it!
There’s a lot I’m really excited about – more time with my kids, a slower pace, no more school drop-offs […]
As a foster parent, I’m asked questions all the time. The sweet little guy we have in our home right now draws interest wherever we go (babies just do!), and usually once someone knows he’s a foster baby, I get hammered with questions. I don’t […]
Lately I’ve been thinking about my early days of motherhood. It was nearly ten years ago that my sweet Jonah’s birth made me a mother, and he and I spent three years together before his sister Parker Jane arrived on the scene. It was another […]
2015. Here we are! The beginning of a new year makes me giddy. I’m a girl who loves a fresh start. A clean slate. A new season with new hopes and opportunities. This moment to pause and reflect on God’s faithfulness through the last year […]
Our 31st day is finally here! In closing, I want to share with you a Bible story I just love –
Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to […]
Reading through the book of Acts highlights the importance of the Word as the center of Christian fellowship. Evidencing the Holy Spirit’s power and providing vignettes of what his work looked like in beginning and growing the church, this book’s record of early church history elevates the […]