What does it really mean to have faith? I’ve been wrestling with this question lately, as Jason and I have been thrust into a season that requires a lot more of it than we have ever needed before. In my head, I know that God is more than able to take care of us. But… Continue reading Why We are Homeschooling This Year (and How That’s Helping Me Live by Faith)
(You can read Part 1 here.) As we headed into the new year, Jason and I began to sense that the Holy Spirit was preparing us for a year of change. We knew that without divine intervention, it was a matter of time before our church would no longer be sustainable. We had been fasting… Continue reading How God is Using My Health to Teach Me About Weakness, Part 2
I’ve been sharing lately, a little at a time, the journey on which God is leading our family since we announced the closing of our church. But for those of you who admire my transparency, you should know: I shared those things mostly because I had to. There was nothing in me that wanted to… Continue reading How God is Using My Health to Teach Me About Weakness – Part 1
Come this afternoon, the Lord may begin to scatter us all in different directions, to new fellowships, new ministries, or new callings. But for now, while we remain together, may we remind you of a few things that are dear to our hearts?
Hey friends. You’ve been posting a lot of stuff on Facebook lately about what’s going on politically in America. And if you’re sharing articles or lengthy posts, I want you to know I’m reading them. I read what you share about guns and the gorilla. About immigrants and refugees. I read about Target bathrooms. About… Continue reading On Elephants, Donkeys and Other Things God Made: 2016 Edition
Oh, my friends – where do I even begin? We announced a week ago that we are closing our church, and so many of you have reached out to us to find out how we are doing, and I haven’t quite had the right words to answer that question. The truth is, we are grieving.… Continue reading On Closing our Church
Today is December 1st. The big meal and big deals are behind us. We started lighting advent candles at our dinner table two nights ago, and tonight, at bedtime, we will crack open a brand-new storybook that will carry us through these next 24 days, tracing the family of Jesus, the promised Messiah. It begins… Continue reading The First Whisper of Christmas