How to Raise Kids Who Care About World Missions

“…And Christ’s great kingdom shall come to earth, the kingdom of love and light.” We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations is a hymn I grew up on. We Continue Reading →

21 Things I Love About Fostering

We’ve been fostering children for two years now, during which time we’ve had eight children in our home as long-term placements, plus over a dozen more for shorter “respite” stays. I’ve been Continue Reading →

Just Show Up ~ Grace & Truth (Week 49)

Are you ever tempted to make assumptions about the people in your life? I am. “Is there an underlying meaning to her words?” “If I were more important to him, he would _______________.” “I Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Retirement ~ Grace & Truth (Week 46)

Though full-time employment eventually comes to an end, there’s no such thing as retirement when it comes to the Christian life. The Bible is replete with examples of elderly men Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Relationships

If you’re like me, you’ve never given much thought to praying the Scriptures over your relationships. Whether it’s an easy relationship, where the conversation flows, honest and filter-free, warmth abounds, and Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Your Ministry

Here’s a critical truth for Christ-followers: if we’re alive, it’s for the purpose of fruitful labor (Philippians 1:22). In a word, we’re here for work. When we offer Him our five-loaves-and-two-fish Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Aging Parents

One might think I have no business writing a post like this. One might be right. Because although my parents are aging in the sense that every human on the Continue Reading →