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!
“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
“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
"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
I'm opening up registration for The Inseparable Journey! I hope you'll pray about joining me for this FREE 13-week online discipleship study through my book. We will kick off Sunday, January 4, 2015. (If you don't have Facebook, be sure to subscribe to my blog for updates!) There was a time in my life that … Continue reading The Inseparable Journey: Registration now open!
God has provided me several opportunities recently to share about His work in my life and about my book! In case you missed my appearance on the FaithGateway LIVE author webchat, you can watch it here. My fellow InScribed authors, Sarah Francis Martin and Amanda Hope Haley, joined us and we all were incredibly vulnerable … Continue reading around the web!
I really should be asleep. But it's sort of like the morning before you go to Disneyland for the first time as a kid, y'know? My first book is published today. It's one of those things I always dreamed would happen but had no idea how it would. Then I learned how it could happen, … Continue reading this is the day
*CONTENT ALERT: Depression, suicide Like so many of you, I have battled depression and anxiety. And truthfully, I continue to battle them. I'm a little terrified to be putting this blog post up, but I've prayed about it and feel I should. (The italic text is a brief excerpt from my book, from a chapter called Corpse … Continue reading I hope this is ok
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
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