Why Church Doesn’t Work

Why Church Doesn’t Work

My friends and I were talking recently about how the Christian life sometimes feels like two steps forward and fifty back. Although the Lord’s delivered me from the bondage of anxiety, I still worry about my kids. I recently spoke at a conference about how God’s...
Where’s God?

Where’s God?

The last five weeks have been…exceptional. My son, who I’m incredibly close to, graduated high school and spent a night on the campus he’ll be attending in the fall. My oldest daughter shattered her finger at college. I was with her for what the doctor deemed, “a...
A Letter To Myself

A Letter To Myself

Dear Four-Years-Ago Self, Everyone’s telling you high school’s going to go fast for you and your kids. They say, “Don’t blink” or you’ll miss it. You already know and are dreading how quickly it’s going to go, but what can you do about it, right? A lot. 1. Be...
How do Christians Love in the Controversial?

How do Christians Love in the Controversial?

It’s hard being a Christian. If I believe and try to follow the Bible, what I learn in church and may even feel passionately about, the reality is I don’t usually know how or have the confidence to live it out. What does it look like to love my friend who’s a lesbian?...
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