Transforming Sunday Religion into Immovable Faith

“When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” That was the haunting question Jesus asked his disciples in Luke 18:8 NIV. It’s a question that makes us squirm a bit. But it shows exactly what Jesus is looking for in us, his people. He will NOT be searching our lives forContinue reading “Transforming Sunday Religion into Immovable Faith”

Radical Love or a Dozen Roses

Let’s play a Valentine’s game. Would you rather have pure radical love or a dozen red roses? A few years back a friend couldn’t believe that my husband didn’t send me roses for Valentine’s Day. She made such a big deal about it that I wondered if I should be upset, too. Then truth floodedContinue reading “Radical Love or a Dozen Roses”

Mamaship: Surviving Motherhood

It’s 3 degrees out and my best friend’s car pulls up to my snowy sidewalk. There he waits for the bus everyday without freezing his face off. And I survive motherhood a little better because I don’t have to wake up my two slumbering littles. It may seem like a small insignificant act of kindness,Continue reading “Mamaship: Surviving Motherhood”

5 Books that will Inspire You in 2018

  The Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer For a long time I wondered about this study and was a little scared to crack it open. But Iam so glad I did. It focuses on the last chapter of the book of Ephesians and the strength and power God has given his children to faceContinue reading “5 Books that will Inspire You in 2018”

The Best place to hide your Resolution

Usually about halfway through January 1st I think long and hard about breaking my resolution. I’m still working on the whole perseverance thing. I tend to be more of a wherever the wind takes me kind of girl. Thank goodness our God is not. It may be a new year for us, but every yearContinue reading “The Best place to hide your Resolution”

Treasuring up Christmas

I love Christmastime so much I don’t want to let it go. So many things about this season make life a little sweeter and love a little louder. I want to take it with me into the snows of January and the rains of April and the sunburns of July. Mary did too. In LukeContinue reading “Treasuring up Christmas”

Advent: Open Your Gift

For decades of Christmases I had an unopened gift under the tree. Santa didn’t put it there. It was placed there for me by the greatest gift giver of all. But I was scared of it, didn’t understand the packaging, and thought I needed to be in my Christmas best instead of my bedhead toContinue reading “Advent: Open Your Gift”