Inseparable Journey: Royalty Crowned

“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

Inseparable Journey: Saint

"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

Inseparable Journey: Made Right

"Jesus gave everything of Himself so I could have everything of Him. Not just a 'get out of hell free' card, but a destiny, an identity, a purpose, a brotherhood... a life." -Inseparable, p. 18   This week we've been reading Chapter 2: Made Right. When I was writing the book, I felt like it was … Continue reading Inseparable Journey: Made Right

Jesus might wreck your life

How many of us have prayed a prayer to ask Jesus into our hearts because we wanted to avoid hell... or we wanted to have a better life... or we wanted to not be lonely anymore? I think these are valid, good reasons for wanting to follow Jesus. But they can't be our only reasons. … Continue reading Jesus might wreck your life

So… I wrote a book

I'm not really sure why someone like me got to write a book. Because I'll be honest: I often feel like I'm a total mess. I think many of us would like to read books written by experts who have their lives together and can offer a lot of answers. And, well... that just doesn't … Continue reading So… I wrote a book

small but trusting (#TheStoneCollective, post 1)

   The Stone Collective is a community making much of Jesus as we create art, photography, prose, poems, or music that commemorate the wonderful things God does in our lives. Based on the passage in 1 Samuel 7:12-14, each month we will collect Ebenezer Stones as a regular practice in the art of worship via … Continue reading small but trusting (#TheStoneCollective, post 1)

I shouldn’t be alive.

I've been fairly open about my childhood experiences and past traumas among friends, family, and church family, but not so much online. I don't think it is wise to put too much about yourself out there for the whole world to have access to. But the more I learn about child development for my master's … Continue reading I shouldn’t be alive.