Sanctity of Life: Do We Act Like Early Romans or Early Christians?

Sanctity of Life: Do We Act Like Early Romans or Early Christians?

This Sunday, January 17, Christians will celebrate Sanctity of Life. Well, some will. Will you be one of those who advocate for life in 2016 – not just with your words, but with your actions? Let’s take a quick journey into Christian history to discover how the early...
Do You Set Goals?

Do You Set Goals?

Which type of person are you? Do you like a re-set button? Do you like to start over? Do you like to write out goals that you hope to achieve? Or do you prefer to just jump into the New Year with spontaneity and just go for it? I personally love the re-set button. I...
Connecting Passion and Thought in the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Connecting Passion and Thought in the Syrian Refugee Crisis

A friend called me Tuesday night and said, “I need your take on the Syrian refugee crisis and the governors’ responses across the country. I got on Facebook purposefully today to see if you had posted anything. I saw you hadn’t so I figured you were thinking and...
Intentional Living: Choosing to Trust

Intentional Living: Choosing to Trust

Yep, I came close to losing it this week. I found myself miserable and frustrated as I took a walk with my 22 month old still recovering from cleft palate surgery. Because I felt myself sinking pretty low, I decided to force myself to memorize Psalm 25 while I pushed...
Intentional Living: Why Parenting with Purpose Matters

Intentional Living: Why Parenting with Purpose Matters

God does not force our feet to go out among the messy world.  God does not bend our wills until they match his. God does not pry our fingers loose from our pocketbooks. God does not manipulate our mouths until they share His truth with others. And you know what? My...
Reach Up and Out

Reach Up and Out

At the Discovery Museum the other day I watched as Phoebe stood high on her tiptoes and reached out with her hand to touch the water exhibit. With every bit of energy she could muster, she stretched up and out to accomplish her goal. I couldn’t help but wonder if I...