Spiritual Formation

Prayer + Thanksgiving = Joy

  I recently began reading Ann Voskamp’s One Thousand Gifts. If you haven’t read it, this would an appropriate month to do so. Ann’s heartbreaking story and journey through hard places tells a most opportune message for me (and hopefully you) during this holiday season. She says, “Thanksgiving – giving thanks in everything – prepares

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Leading Women To Advance The Gospel

I’m plagued with a burden that I’m playing it too safe! And what’s even more dangerous, I fear I’ve led others to play it safe as well.  This heaviness was fueled as I sat on a dirt floor listening to 15 Asian women one by one tell how they had shared the gospel with others.

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Art and Identity

I watched a random video on my newsfeed yesterday that quoted Albert Einstein saying, “Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Until a couple years ago, in a way, I felt like that fish.

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The Third Mile

The further I journey into life as an adult and specifically as a wife and a mom the more I learn that this stage and these roles are best-summarized by the word again. Spending the day with little ones means that very little is actually ever permanently checked off the to-do list. It means less sleep or

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Grace in the Tension

Are there parts of Scripture that you just don’t understand? Maybe you’re a Type A, planner, detail-oriented personality that has a “necessity” to know how things work. Maybe it makes you feel uneasy that sometimes God’s Word seems to leave us with more questions than answers. Maybe you feel like a two year old always

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