“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 Please tell me I’m not the … More A Call to the Weary
Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. Psalm 33:1 Reading this verse this morning in my quiet time, one word in particular stood out to me and it’s probably not the word you’d expect. The little two-letter word nestled away between the other words that seem the most obvious … More How to “Shout for joy” When You Really Just Feel Like Screaming
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)
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
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.
Growing up, I was always the one in charge. On the playground, in my circle of friends, singing, dancing, or acting at church, playing games or sports, and being the oldest sibling – especially in our house. My mom used to call me “Queen Bee”, and even though I didn’t particularly come across as “bossy” … More Living and Leading Well: What’s the difference?