1. The outcome you are expectantly waiting for is already known by God. It might be hard to breathe as you wait to learn about what is next and what this means for the shape of your life. But for better of worse, God already knows what you need and is equipping you even while you wait to be strengthened … Read More
Which Drum are You Supposed to Beat?
Two Saturdays before Easter this year, my husband and I went to an outreach event at the home of a woman I know from my Bible Study. Her name is Beth. She is a widow. She doesn’t let that hinder her from doing huge things. The truth is, her season of life has opened up large opportunities to reach beyond … Read More
Walking From Peace to Peace
Are you going through something right now and feel like you’re rocking back and forth with fear, anxiety, butterflies, and maybe a touch or two of depression? You aren’t alone. I think even the most “well-kept-together” of us fall into that category. And not just once. It happens time and time again. We all have a choice when those dreaded … Read More
Shaken, But Not Stirred.
A few days ago, I was in Brooklyn, New York sitting in the auditorium of one of the most illustrious churches in the country- The Brooklyn Tabernacle. Words cannot properly describe how meaningful that service was to me, just two days after I turned 30. But I will tell you that it was right up there with the Kenyan worship … Read More
Under The Same Roof Again
Sitting on the front porch of my family’s homestead in Western North Carolina is the perfect spot to reflect upon the past year. Exactly one year ago today, my husband, dog, and I were packed like sardines in a Penske truck headed from Nashville to Lynchburg, Virginia. The trip normally would take 8.5 hours but with a bogged down horseless … Read More
Walking from Faith to Faith
In order to graduate high school, I had to write a senior paper. It was a year long process. But, I loved it. One of my very favorite teachers at our small, private school was my advisor and he happened to specialize in history. Martin Luther was my subject of choice for that paper. I found his life so fascinating … Read More
Upside Down Worlds – Part 9: Conclusion
CONCLUSION I recently was talking with one of the pastors of our church. We were discussing the desperate needs of many people in Africa. He reminded me that while you can’t change the world, you can change a village. What truth. We have the opportunity to change our world through the power of Christ one village at a time. When … Read More