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 →

10 Scriptures for Hurting Hearts

This sin-smeared planet is a painful one, isn’t it? Ain’t that the truth. It’s a place where vulnerable hearts and sensitive spirits are easily wounded, left battered and bruised by sin 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 →

Praying the Scriptures While I’m Waiting on God

I’m at Satisfaction Through Christ today, sharing about my family’s personal experience in God’s waiting room, and offering ten ways to start praying the Scriptures during your season of waiting. Here’s an Continue Reading →

What Does Grace Look Like?

What does grace look like? I thought I knew. Until I was thirty-five years old, I enjoyed a charmed life. I didn’t have to look for blessings in disguise; my Continue Reading →