Live Life With a Live Feed Mentality
September 15th, 2017
This past week as I reflected on all that was happening in the United States—the two hurricanes, wildfires burning, and general unrest, I slowly began to reflect on the horrible events of September 1...
He Is Meant to Be Experienced and Shared
September 7th, 2017
As hurricane season is upon us, we see firsthand the dangers of living near God's unpredictable creation. There is so much beauty surrounding bodies of water; whether that be an ocean, a river or a l...
If You Are Going to Proclaim...
September 1st, 2017
It has been a tough week in Texas. Hurricane Harvey forever left its mark on this state. Out of this tragedy, it has been heartwarming to see the response of people helping people. Would this have hap...
On the Day of the Solar Eclipse
August 23rd, 2017
On Monday as Americans were watching the solar eclipse, something strange and wonderful was happening in my little corner of the world. In between running in and out of my house and sliding on my so...
What Kind of Giver Are You?
August 14th, 2017
This side of heaven, there will always be need. God enables us to be a part of meeting the needs of others. He asks we do so joyfully not with bitterness and resentfulness. “Whatever you give is accep...
Are You Comfortable or Are You Content?
July 10th, 2017
I read an interesting fact this morning. It referenced the division that ensued among Christians when Darwin introduced his theory of evolution. Many argued that the theory of evolution would give ris...
We Reach Through Love
July 5th, 2017
Not long after the flood, people found themselves struggling again to do what was right. Noah’s son, Ham, shamed the family after Noah drank too much wine and stumbled naked into his tent. Instead of ...
Are You Hurting Your "Friends"?
June 21st, 2017
Recently, every speaker and every conversation around a table end up at the same place these days…social media. The conversation is rarely uplifting, very authentic, and usually, by the end of the co...
To the Fatherless...
June 18th, 2017
Mother’s Day and Father’s Day appear to be handled slightly differently. Mother’s Day is full of pink and flowers, and tears. Father’s Day has lots of directives and barbecues. The roles of mother and...
The Battle Hasn't Ended It Has Only Just Begun
June 12th, 2017
Last weekend was a super busy weekend for us. Between my husband’s schedule, my schedule, my children’s schedule, and our family schedule, we were going in lots of different directions. All good thing...
National Prayer Walk Your Neighborhood
May 9th, 2017
Ok...so it's not a national thing. Not yet, at least. A couple months ago, I wrote a blog about God putting it on my heart to reach out to the women in my neighborhood to start a neighborhood Bible s...
Our Promised Land
May 4th, 2017
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the promised land. We talk about it still today, right? We think of the promised land as being a place or a thing. But in fact, our promised land has already com...
We Are Called to Forgive
April 12th, 2017
I recently had the opportunity to teach on 2 Corinthians 2:5-11, Now, regarding the one who started all this—the person in question who caused all this pain—I want you to know that I am not the one ...
Gather Your Neighbors
March 30th, 2017
So excited to share about the thing God has laid on my heart recently. Today is the big day! Read all about it in my monthly blog post appearing on Daughters of the Deep titled "Gather Your Neighbors...
Will You Stay Silent?
March 6th, 2017
My Facebook timeline today reminded me of a "memory" from 2014. As I re-read the blog I wrote that day, I wanted to write new words. We have learned so much more about human trafficking in the past th...
One Thing Is Necessary
March 1st, 2017
A season of sitting at the feet of Jesus looks different than our twenty minutes a day with Jesus. God doesn’t want an obliged heart—He wants a willing heart. The forty-six days leading up to Easter...
Shifting the Entertainment Atmosphere
February 22nd, 2017
It started several years ago but became much more real as I realized my oldest child was interested in pursuing music. When he was around nine years old, it had become clear that not only had God gif...
Rights vs. the Cross
February 15th, 2017
There is something going on within the Church. I hate to put a name on it because giving it an identity gives it an ability to grow. It’s not something inherently new, but it is so sly and cunning th...