OPSEC Prayer Partners

OPSEC Prayer Partners

A good friend of mine is a former military wife. Her husband was injured and is now a civilian, but we have had many conversations about some similarities between being a military wife and being a ministry wife. Something she has taught me is OPSEC – Operations Security. Not being in the military myself, I […]

From Fear to Joy

From Fear to Joy

It’s the time of year for Christmas movies and my absolute favorite is A Charlie Brown Christmas. I still get chills during the speech that Linus gives when Charlie Brown asks if anyone knows what the true meaning of Christmas is. Linus responds by quoting from Luke 2 and telling Charlie Brown, “That’s what Christmas […]

A Still More Excellent Way

A Still More Excellent Way

We want to serve God, and we want to enjoy doing it. After all, Psalm 100:1-2 says, “Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness!” So why is it often a struggle for us to serve the Lord with gladness? Maybe it is because we approach service the wrong way. We […]

Putting Others First

Putting Others First

My 6-year-old son recently attended a classmate’s birthday party at a splash pad. I was pleasantly surprised that he wanted to go as he isn’t a big fan of water, especially when it gets in his face. I was amused when he showed me what he wrote in his friend’s birthday card, “I don’t really […]

My Superpower is the Best Superpower

My Superpower is the Best Superpower

Living in a house with three small boys means I’m surrounded by a lot of superheroes. The Avengers and Justice League are scattered on the floor amidst superhero capes, masks, and costumes. It’s a regular occurrence to hear things like, “I can shoot ice from my hands,” or “My superpower is the best superpower!” Some […]