One Choice to Transform Your Days

Audio of this post, read by me. No matter how you're looking at this world, the days are getting crazier. We're fractured, contentious, intentionally pitted as "us vs them" rather than "we." Tyranny is moving from the history books to the headlines with stunning swiftness. This isn't the first time in history that the days…

Where the Purity Culture Failed [Video]

A couple weeks ago I had the privilege to MC the Renovation Conference, a two-day event focused on meaningful conversations around faith, family, and sexuality. While the conference is over, you can still view the 15 breakouts and 4 main stage session online, beginning November 5. For more information, click here. There was so much…

Fear: What’s a Christian to do?

What. A. Summer. News of late (that could mean 2 weeks or 18 months, with the way things are going) has had something for everyone. Wars? Check. Natural Disasters? Check. Assassinations? Political unrest? Threat of job loss? Check, check, check. There is much to fear in this world. And yet.....we are told over and over…

Is This the Kind of History Worth Celebrating?

They say it’s a historic week. A week where a woman took the oath for the second-highest office in the land. If that were all, I could applaud. Yet the tragic irony is that this same woman and the administration she is part of are determined to do everything in their power to decimate the…

The Most Important Result for Election 2020

From every side the battery of voices is telling us this is the most important election of our time. While every election matters for how it will at minimum set the course for the next few years of a nation, Election 2020 feels like a choosing between two very different narratives of America’s past, present…

In remembrance: I am one of the women silently grieving the loss of a baby

This post was originally sent as a Live Action email on October 15, 2020, for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.  The spotting started while we were out of town celebrating my brother’s wedding.  I frantically googled every day, playing doctor while the whisper of fear started to form a knot in my stomach. Four…