Jesus & faith leadership

Article: When Life Has You Waiting

This article was published in Dallas Theological Seminary’s Student Journal- Spring 2012. The main audience is seminary students/future ministry leaders. I hope you’ll be encouraged in whatever you’re “waiting” on in life, too. The PDF can be found here on pg. 5 I’m guessing you’ve been asked what your future plans are after seminary. Some …

Jesus & faith relationships short stories

Article: Pondering Pet Peeves

I recently accepted the offer to be a regular contributor for Ungrind Webzine. I absolutely love their mission to encourage 20 and 30 something women in their daily walk with Christ. This article went live yesterday. It’s on the lighthearted side. Feel free to share what your biggest pet peeve is… over there! I’d just …

culture & community Jesus & faith missional

The Necessity to Shine {when this world drives you crazy}

I was reading a friend’s status update a few days ago about one of her neighbors. She was in her alley (most Texas homes have back alleys) and out of nowhere she heard a man screaming at the top of his lungs: “I hate this world!!!” She couldn’t believe it and asked her friends to …

marriage & family relationships

Article: On Affirming & Building Up Your Man

This article just went live on  StartMarriageRight.com. This is a topic I’m really passionate about and learning a ton about in our marriage. Feel free to let me know what you think. I was in Target’s parking lot a few months ago and noticed a good-looking couple walking towards the store as my husband Jeremiah and …

creative non-fiction Jesus & faith

When Your Ceiling Caves In: Thoughts on Being First Time Homebuyers

My husband Jeremiah and I were super excited, but not naive. Enough trusted people in our lives had told us how much work goes into owning a home. This was going to be our very first home that we would close on in just a few hours. We did the walk-thru with our realtor, Susan, …