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What I Think About Women In Ministry

A few years ago, I did a series of posts called Ask The Blogger.  My readers sent in questions and I did my best to answer them. At the time I was sent the question, “What do you think about women in ministry?” I kept the question in the queue, but to be honest, I more »

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2018 Birthday Quizzes

Kati Ann 1.  How old are you?  11 2. What makes you happy?  Poppy 3.  What is your favorite animal? Unicorn 4.  What is your favorite thing to eat?  shrimp 5.  What is your favorite things to do?  go somewhere 6.  What is your favorite TV show?  Girl Meets World 7.  What are you really more »

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a change in season

I thought I’d catch you up on what’s happening.  I’ve been busy.  I’ve been traveling and speaking and continuing to write but things are about to slow down in one department while they pick up in another. Many of you know that my husband serves as Lead Pastor for our church in Round Rock, Texas.  more »

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when you wonder if He really cares

Through my recent study and personal interactions, I’ve come across a theme…if God really cared, why did “this” have to happen?  Why didn’t He stop it?  How could a good God allow such suffering? These are questions people have asked for hundreds of years–If God is good, why do bad things happen? I’m not suggesting more »

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when my life was knocked off of self-centered

I read the words “It’s not about you.”–the first four words of Rick Warren’s best-selling book The Purpose Driven Life. It’s embarrassing to admit how profoundly those words hit me as a 23-year old youth minister’s wife. I had graduated from college, entered into marriage and discovered I had no idea who I really was and more »

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sutherland springs–responding to the tragedy and horror

The kids were lacing their shoes for school, as the news blared of another mass shooting–this time in a church–First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs, Texas. Jared looked at me over their heads with a question in his eyes communicating “do we let them watch? or do we shield them?” We have often chosen to expose more »

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modeling gratitude

There’s an obvious theme happening throughout some of my posts recently! I’ll give you three guesses and the first two don’t count! Sticking with the theme of the moment, I thought I’d jump on video today and talk about modeling gratitude. These are only a couple of ideas of how to model gratitude and I more »

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when we stop thanking, we start complaining

Do everything without grumbling or arguing,  so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky. –Philippians 2:14-15 I read Philippians 2:14 with a friend in college about not grumbling or complaining.  We began discussing it and wondered what more »

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it takes a village to raise a disciple

If you’ve known me (or read this blog) for 5 minutes, you know I’m pretty passionate about my role as a parent.  I believe wholeheartedly in the sacred influence given to parents and I want to steward it well. It is for this reason, Jared & I wrote Home–a Devotional for Families to help equip more »

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When Your Mama Is Your Biggest Fan

I received a text from my mom that said “Why don’t you write a blog post about speaking in Trinidad?  I can share it with all my friends!” Oh, how I love that woman!  She’s unabashedly my biggest fan and so much so that she got me a speaking gig at her hometown high school more »

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