Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Seasons of Change

On Monday morning, our family woke up just like usual, not having a clue that the number of children in our home would double before the end of the day. Not only Continue Reading →

Preparing for Persecution

Another mass shooting took place last week, and it seems that Christians were once more a target. This incident sparked a touching conversation with my daughter that still lingers in my Continue Reading →

Even at Gunpoint, Yes, I Am a Christian

“Mama?” my eleven-year-old asked. “What would you say if someone held a gun to your head and asked if you were a Christian?” This is one of those times when Continue Reading →

The Woman I’ll Never Be

I’ll never be that Pinterest perfect mom with the Facebook fantastic life. I’ll never be the always-with-it woman sitting a little further down the church pew. I’ll never be the hip mom next Continue Reading →

“A Man After My Own Heart”

King David. In God’s words, “a man after My own heart.” (Acts 13:22; 1 Samuel 13:14) Have you ever wondered…why? This man who proved himself capable of lust. Which led to Continue Reading →

That Time I Hated Being a Foster Parent…and Why It’s Worth It Anyway

“I hate being a foster parent. I hate it!” I sobbed to my 11-year-old daughter on our front porch a few weeks ago. I’m aware of how wrong this is on Continue Reading →