I have heard from God exactly one time.
Several years ago, during a message at the International Conference on Missions, Florence Muindi shared the story of seeking God’s will in a ministry decision. After praying about whether [...]
Noah was 600 years old when he began building the ark. After weeks of backbreaking work, he endured 370 days stuck in that airtight boat with an ornery family, hundreds [...]
On Sunday during announcement time I tallied up the number of prayer requests in our bulletin (28) and the number of them that concerned health problems (20). This week [...]
One of the last classes in my master's degree covered developmental theory. While studying Kohlberg’s stages of moral development, I read an article which stated there is actually an [...]
When I announced my engagement a few years ago, one friend wrote to say he was very happy for me but wondered if I might be squandering my talents on [...]
Even slight changes in patterns of behavior or thought are excruciatingly hard, and most of us won’t go through it unless we’re forced to.
Our anxiety shrinks the gospel because it says we need certainty, control, or happy circumstances to be okay. And that’s not true.
I’d been looking forward to this concert for three months, and now it was going to be ruined. The last time I saw the Indigo Girls was in Nashville, [...]
A story from my friend Kathy who has navigated a different stepmom journey, with two of her own kids and a long journey to a truly blended family.
If you're not one yourself, you know lots of stepparents. What do they want you to know? What questions do you wish you could ask them?
I love to anticipate things. I told Matt early on in our relationship that I always need something to look forward to. This doesn’t have to be a spendy vacation or [...]
America has been dysfunctional and polarized before. We got out of it then – and if we learn from that, we can do it again.
Everyone from Oprah to The New York Times is offering shopping recommendations this year. So why not me (even if my favorites include Walmart storage bins and Aldi candles)?
I'm much less interested in your opinionated posts and much more interested in what you're doing about the beliefs behind them.