Reluctance: A Joy Stealer

Reluctance: A Joy Stealer

Reluctance is one of my biggest joy stealers. It can sneak up on me when I least expect it. Once I start focusing on myself I can quickly lose the bigger picture of seeing sacrifices for my church family as participation in God’s kingdom work. Most of the time I can send my pastor-husband off […]

When Your Husband Sends Out an SOS

When Your Husband Sends Out an SOS

The seasoned hiker was alone on an arduous journey, enjoying the beauty of the scenery and the challenge of the venture. Then something went wrong. He sent one text. No response. He tried another–still no response. His condition worsened. The elements revealed their power. Now he was becoming desperate. He could only text one word: […]

Financial Freedom

Financial Freedom

We began looking for a community outreach for our church to participate in. One that would check off a lot of boxes. We were looking for something that would reach out to parents of the community children that attended our AWANA program during the school year. Something that would attract and interest the parents of […]

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 […]