When You’re Angry With Your Days

I've found myself angry a lot lately. Angry at the state of the world. Angry at school boards and politicians. Angry at realizing we’re never going back to normal and angry that normal just covered up so much brokenness. To quote that favorite literary mama, Marmee March, “I’m angry nearly every day…” But lately, all…

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…