If there’s one thing I’ve found being a single in the church today, especially with the direction most churches are taking, it’s that it honestly feels like there’s no place for us. This isn’t about selfish preferences like worship style, carpet color, or whether we’re doing a Francis Chan or David Platt study – this … More To The People In Church Who Don’t Know What To Do With Singles (Or What Not To Say To Them)
If you run in church circles at all, you’ve probably heard the drama of what’s been unfolding within the SBC. As I’ve been processing it all, I’ve held back from voicing my opinion. While it’s not true in all cases, and probably not even most cases, I think there are moments when opinions are useless … More An Open Letter To The SBC Church From A Millennial Woman
As a millennial, looking towards the future is overwhelming in two ways: It’s incredibly exciting and incredibly daunting. How do I know what God is calling me to do? How do I actually do what God is calling me to do? The opportunities seem endless (the exciting part), but creating a practical vision (the daunting part) sometimes … More 3 Tips For Young Leaders Who Want To Be In Ministry
“And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables. Therefore, brothers, pick out from among you seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty. But we will devote ourselves … More F O C U S
The top of my hand is tender and sore, and I think it happens because of the chemo they put through my veins. It’s been 7 years now. In about two weeks it will be 7 years since I was diagnosed with cancer. For those of you who don’t know my story, I was 16. … More 7 Years Later: Cancer and Jesus
Recently, the Lord has been impressing on my heart the way that we try to hide our heartaches and failures to prevent other people from thinking that because we are flawed or a particular area of our life seems to be falling apart, we somehow don’t love Jesus enough or have as much faith as … More Stop hiding your brokenness.
As many times as I’ve watched it happen, it still always comes as a shock. When friendships that are a piece of our foundation in life fizzle out in the ugliest of ways. Or even silently, subtly sneaking their way into the back of our minds and almost completely out of our hearts without even … More When Friends Aren’t Friends Anymore