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How To Pray When You Find Yourself Living In A Divided Nation

How To Pray When You Find Yourself Living In A Divided Nation

Father, I am burdened by the division, debating, and arguing that is now more prevalent than ever in our country. I see professing believers  caught up in the drama, often not looking any different than the world. Please open our eyes to how You desire […]

13 Prayers That Will Prepare Your Heart For The Holiday Season

13 Prayers That Will Prepare Your Heart For The Holiday Season

1. That you would be aware that the enemy wants to steal your joy and that you would focus on the Lord who is your joy and strength – The Scriptures tell us that we have an enemy. He is a hater of joy, one who is […]

Joy! Pure JOY! Great JOY! Nothing But JOY! 

Joy! Pure JOY! Great JOY! Nothing But JOY! 

The word that I have adopted to be “my word” is the word “JOY!” Not the word that you see creatively painted on trendy wooden signs in cute little gift shops — the ones that say “choose joy“. MY word is another joy. It’s the joy […]

When A Season of Mothering Comes To An End

When A Season of Mothering Comes To An End

I was 27 years old. The room was freshly painted. The crib set up. Clothes neatly folded. Anticipation. Waiting. Waiting. She was late. 2 weeks late! She finally came. I was amazed as I stared at her newborn face. The way her lashes laid on […]

What Are We Gonna Do About Those Stinking Millennials?

What Are We Gonna Do About Those Stinking Millennials?

Imagine a group gathered for fellowship, comprised of: 9 Millennials, 5 baby boomers, and 2 toddlers! How affective do you think their time would be? Is it possible to gather this generationally diverse group together and actually have genuine, transparent sharing and fellowship? I’m here to […]

19 Ways We are Called to Care for One Another

19 Ways We are Called to Care for One Another

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35 Community, according to Webster’s online dictionary, is the following: “A group of people living in a particular local area. A body of people having common rights, […]

Anxiety And Showing Up

Anxiety And Showing Up

It was only a few years ago that it was allowed to suddenly descend — uninvited.  Anxiety.  It has changed pretty much every part of who I am.  I don’t mean the kind of anxiety that can be prayed or reasoned away with a few […]

What About Dating?

What About Dating?

As parents, the issue of dating is one of those areas where we want to have all the answers. We’d love to have a black and white biblical list of rules that we can hand our kids and tell them to follow it, but honestly, […]