Abortion is a tragic part of our cultural reality right now. Every day, babies are killed in the name of convenience, rights, or even responsibility. It’s deplorable and it’s heart-rending. It’s a mindset that flies in the face of our Designer’s value of life. We need to be taking steps to end it. We need […]
6 Ways to Use Your Home for God’s Glory
Amongst all the other adulting we have going on around here — getting a new job, trying to get on our own insurance, and having a baby — we are also in process of trying to buy a house. That has been a long, agonizing, gut-wrenching process. But God has used this extra difficult phase […]
In the Wake of the Election: What Does it Mean to Trust God?
There is a lot of hurt in our nation right now. A lot of despondency. Confusion. Anger. There is an overwhelming amount of frustration, on both sides. And there’s worry. Even from Christians. Even from those who voted for our new president elect. And into this tangle of emotion, people keep proclaiming the words, “Trust […]
How to Stop Comparisons… In Ministry?
They say the first step is admitting that you have a problem. So here it goes. I have blog envy. I was going through some very encouraging Christian blogs this week, reading what they had to say, poking around to see what they did, and reading about some of their successes. God has gifted some […]
3 Reasons We Don’t Live Missionally
So, teacher, custodian, businessman, salesman, mechanic, interior designer, musician, stay at home mom, barista… How was your day on the mission field? In Mark 16:15, Jesus told His disciples, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.” His last words, found in Matthew 28:19 say, “Go therefore and make disciples of […]
What We Should Learn from Athletes
Well, the Olympics are over and my evenings are empty. Sigh. The end of the Olympics is always such a let down. Two more years we have to wait to see anything like it again! And this year was even worse for me because I am home a lot more than I ever have been, […]