Patience through Pain

Patience through Pain

My memories of Sunday School reach back to the old musty basement of our centuries-old church building. I can yet feel how the cold of the metal folding chairs we sat on seeped through my thin Sunday dresses. Yet the memories are sweet, mostly because of the teachers who opened up God’s Word to me. […]

Unfriended & Unseen

Unfriended & Unseen

I was scrolling through Facebook when it happened. I thought of someone who had left our church a while back, wondered how they were doing, and searched for them to see what was going on in their lives – only to find their profile with the ominous “Add Friend” button. With a twisting sensation in […]

Michal and Unlikely Hope

Michal and Unlikely Hope

I struggle with understanding some of the stories in the Old Testament of the Bible. David is one of them. I oscillate between feeling like I completely understand his complicated and redeeming story and being confused by the Bible’s statement of David being a “man after God’s own heart” (1 Samuel 13:14). How can someone […]