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What To Do When Friendships Change

I recently received an email from a reader wanting some godly advice regarding a friendship that had changed over the years.  Here is what she asked: I have a friend and we have been very good friends for the past 3-4 years. We would hang out a lot and I just really enjoyed spending time more »

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A Brand New Study

Summer is winding down and the school year is right around the corner for our little family, here, in Central Texas. You may not have heard from me much this summer but I promise I haven’t been twiddling my thumbs. I’ve been busy getting things set for the fall. I’m so excited to announce our more »

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40 Under 40

Okay, so this is kinda weird for me but I promised them I would do it. A few months back, I was nominated as one of the top 40 women in ministry leaders under the age of 40 in the nation.  I was totally honored…like really…me!?! And then about two weeks ago, I was notified that more »

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The Heartbreak Around Us

In light of the events that have taken place in the last few weeks and months in our nation, I’ve reflected on what my response as a Christian leader but mainly a Jesus-follower should look like. There has been racial conflict, governmental conflict and political conflict to top off the daily reality of tense relationships, more »

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17 Crazy Compelling Ways to Enjoy The Life You Have (regardless of your circumstances)

I recently had a reader share with me what she was dealing with.  She wrote: “Lately I have felt like I just keep wishing my life away, always desiring the next thing that is coming and not being satisfied with where I am at and where God has placed me right now.” She would hardly more »

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Birthday Fun with my Kiddos

Every year I ask my kids the same questions on their birthday.  It’s just a fun way to see how they change and grow over the years.  Their birthdays are five days apart so its not too hard to get them together and quiz them down. Here are this year’s answers: Kie 1.  How old more »

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Spiritual People Are About Tiny Things

I’m taken by this excerpt from Mike Yaconelli’s book Messy Spirituality: As you seek the adventure of God’s plan for your life, you discover it is in the insignificant and small where God shows up and moves in powerful ways. There is a sweetness as we look back and remember His faithfulness and delight in more »

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How To Make the Most of Your Time With God

In today’s episode of Ask The Blogger, we are looking at two questions: 1. How do I get the most out of my quiet time? 2. How do I discover the gifts God plans to use in my life? Great questions! As I answered the second question, I mentioned a resource I wrote called 5 more »

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3 Ways To Create Margin in Your Overcrowded Life

Hanging with my girl, Erin MacPherson today!  I’m talking about margin and boy, margin is not easy to come by! Even as you read this post, you are experiencing margin. Margin is the space on either side of the print with nothing–nothing but white. Space where you might add an occasional note or pause to more »

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4 Steps To Engage Single Women in Ministry

This post won’t apply to everyone but I believe there are truths that apply to every area of ministry.  Even prior to our move to Texas, I began praying about how God would continue to use my heart for women though my location and “title” was changing.  I found my “spot” with a beautiful group more »

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