I was talking with a friend the other day about how hard it is to make friends as an adult. In college, making friends seemed to come easy. Friendships get more tricky when you start dating someone. It can be complicated to merge two totally different friend groups. Then you get married. Is it just … More How do I make friends?
God has made it clear that He wants to speak to His people. In the Old Testament He spoke through prophets. In the New Testament He spoke through Jesus. When Jesus left this earth He left us with His Holy Spirit, who speaks to us today. So the question is, if God wants to speak … More What keeps us from hearing God’s voice?
If you read the Old Testament you don’t have to look far for an example of God speaking to His people. Not only did God speak to His people, He spoke to them in very unique ways. He guided the Israelites out of Egypt through fire and a cloud. He spoke to Moses through a … More How do I know if God is speaking to me?
“Why do you write?” It feels like an eternity has passed since I last wrote a blog post. It’s actually only been a month. I’ve been silent because I’m taking a blog class. As the class began, I was once again confronted with the question, “Why do you write?” When I’ve been asked that question … More Way Maker
We are in the midst of a series called “How do we thrive in this season of uncertainty?” If there is anything that we can be sure of, it’s that we are in a season of uncertainty. I have spent the last several weeks talking about ways that we can thrive physically in this season. … More How do I love my people well in crisis?
We are in the midst of a series called “How do we thrive in this season of uncertainty?” If there is anything we can be certain of, it’s that we are in the midst of a season of uncertainty. We have spent the last couple weeks specifically talking about how we can thrive physically in … More Please don’t run.
Have we lost all control? I don’t know about you, but I feel like any control I did have (or at least felt like I had), has been lost. I am a planner and usually our schedule is booked a month out at a time. Lately, I’m lucky if I know what the plan is … More Are you what you eat?
How do we thrive in this season of uncertainty? It’s amazing how quickly words can be introduced and integrated into our daily vocabulary. Four months ago I had never heard the term “Shelter in place” or “Coronavirus”. I had never used the word quarantine in a sentence before. Now those words seem to be as … More Quarantine 15.
We would all agree that 2020 has been rough. I feel like each time I start to catch my breath and establish any sense of routine, something happens. I get knocked down, lose my standing and have to gasp for breath. I have felt this way on all levels. We have the obvious: Covid-19, civil … More Thriving not Surviving.
[Before I start I want to acknowledge a few things. First, if you read my blogs weekly, this content may sound familiar. I wrote a series on the Holy Spirit last summer and most of the content from this blog comes from that series. Also, I recognize that there is a lot of content in … More Less of me.