Rick Steves, Anniversaries and Italy

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This is a story about being married. It's an anniversary story, an old one, nearly twenty years ago now, but a true one, and a good one. It began as an adventure, sank pretty quickly …

Culture

June 17 2014

Forever Foreign

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  Don’t tell me not to worry. Don’t tell me that this is just one incident. Don’t tell me that there are good people in the world. The good people in the world, the good people in …

If You Feel Far Away from God, Guess Who Moved?

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I was on fire for God during my high school years, and people knew it, defined me by it, admired or discounted me because of it. I was spending hours “in the Word,” waxing poetic in …

Family

June 16 2014

just a girl

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I'm just a girl. Standing in front of a boy Asking him to love her. We were watching Notting Hill again, this time with our staff team on a getaway weekend. It was near the end—of both the …

Jimmy Fallon and the Joy of the Lord

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I'm not a super disciplined person. But recently I've taken up a new spiritual discipline, and I'm quite excited about it. At night, when the rest of the family is in bed, I have been regularly and …

What are we actually saying about God and us…

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It was probably 6 years ago and I was leading worship.  I was singing a very familiar song that said I’m so unworthy yet still You love me. Then somewhere deep in my heart I …

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