I've had the immense pleasure and honor of being a part of Leonard Sweet's Story Squad, and contributing to the Open Table at PreachTheStory.com. I'll try to keep this post updated with links for you as my reviews go live each month. Any suggestions for films you'd like to see me review? Leave me a … Continue reading Preach the Story reviews!
I didn't know what to expect with my first Declare Conference. I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that I was supposed to be there. That I was supposed to speak. That I was going to have divine appointments. These things I knew. What I didn't know was that I would finally experience the … Continue reading Declare Conference 2015: Surprises and Other Things I Didn’t Know
“In Christ, we've been sealed with the Holy Spirit and adopted as children into God's family.” Inseparable, p. 179 Can you believe we're here?! The end of our Inseparable Journey. I have to admit I'm a little misty-eyed. The stories you have shared with me about how God is working in your lives have been … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Royalty Crowned
“What had happened to me was wrong. It was evil. And I wanted someone to pay for it.” Inseparable, p. 161 **CONTENT ALERT: sexual abuse, molestation, domestic violence** IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEEDS HELP: National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1-800-656-HOPE National Child Sexual Abuse Helpline - 1-866-FOR-LIGHT (866-367-5444) National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1-800-799-7233 … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Victim Avenged
“God is passionate about having all of your worship and devotion. Good gifts can become threats when we allow our affections for them to outgrow our desire for God Himself.” Inseparable, p. 146 My husband and I, along with our 2.5-year-old son, have been through A LOT the past year. Almost a year ago we … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Worshiper Fulfilled
“As God's living 'temples,' our lives are constant, living, breathing symbols of His grand rescue plan for all the world.” Inseparable, p. 130 [This chapter was the most challenging one of all for me to write, but also one of the most important to me. It started out as three chapters, if I remember correctly, … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Dwelling Occupied
“We all need community. Not a place to go on Sundays, but true community with other followers of Christ.” Inseparable, p. 106 Finding a church can be extremely difficult. My husband and I have had a couple major relocations in the past two years, and because of that we've had to join new churches twice in the past … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Sister
“They will know we follow Jesus because our lives will show it. And even if they hate us for it, we are to love them in return.” Inseparable, p. 93 Have you ever experienced ridicule for being a Christian? Has anyone ever teased you or tried to make you feel stupid for believing in … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Peacemaker
"Not only are we indescribably loved; we're set free to live as though we know it is true." Inseparable, p. 76 I have loved the past several weeks we've spent in Part One: New Creation. As we enter into Part Two: As We Go, we turn our focus from our initial salvation to the life … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Saint
"None of us has messed up so badly or gone so far off the path that Jesus can't restore us, revive us, and commission us. In Christ, our legacy is entirely wrapped up in His glory." Inseparable, p. 62 In Chapter 4: Failure Commissioned we boil down God's will to be: loving Him, loving … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Failure Commissioned and a GIVEAWAY!