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 more »

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 more »

what you don’t want me to pray for you

“I pray the Lord may make you feel yourself to be undone, ruined, lost, cast away, and then there is no fear of your rejecting Christ, for he that is perfectly bankrupt is willing to accept a Savior; he that has nothing of his own, falls flat before the cross, more »