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Grumble, Grumble, Grumble

We just came back from a week at the beach. We spent several lovely days splashing in the waves, building castles in the sand, and enjoying time with our cousins. But, sadly, we had to return early when our middle child caught the stomach bug. It wasn't what we had planned, but he was better… Continue reading Grumble, Grumble, Grumble

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God Has Not Given Us a Spirit of Fear

Have you heard about the mom who saw someone watching her son at Costco? Or how about the mom who swears her daughters were being targeted for sex trafficking at Target? Did it happen in your hometown? Did you know them? Did you click on their posts and share them as fact? I am not… Continue reading God Has Not Given Us a Spirit of Fear

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Your Life is But a Vapor: Make it Count

Today was a difficult day. Today, we buried my classmate. But the service for her was so sweet and filled with hope and love that it was hard to not rejoice with her family that she is finally healed and in no more pain. As we sat listening to her pastor preach about this young… Continue reading Your Life is But a Vapor: Make it Count

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

My dad has been in the ministry for 25 years. I have seen him work with couples through premarital counseling, challenge them in their marriage ceremony, celebrate with them at the births of their children, and sit beside them as they say their final goodbyes. But in the past six months, the goodbyes have far… Continue reading Why Does God Allow Suffering?