The Danger of Following Your “Calling”

ShareTweet I don’t like to say that God “calls me” anymore. When I graduated from a Christian college, I believed I would change the world.  I was determined to be useful, significant and different.  I wasn’t going to join the…

How Being a Busy Mom Almost Killed Me

ShareTweet Let’s just be honest. Women are amazing! We’re pros of problem-solving, masters of multitasking, and heroes of all the hats. A mom can work out of the home while simultaneously holding down the home front. We cook nutritious meals, run…

10 Reasons Churches Are Not Reaching Millennials

ShareTweet Many people are pessimistic about Millennials, but I believe the next generation is poised to transform the culture (and the world) for the good. For many churches and leaders, however, Millennials are (to borrow from Winston Churchill) “a riddle wrapped in…

3 Ways to Know If God Opens Doors for You

ShareTweet How do you tell if God opens doors for you to go through? Just because an opportunity presents itself, and it looks appealing, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s an open door from God. And likewise, just because an open door looks…

Adam, Eve, & Worshiping a Great Big Vulnerable God

ShareTweet “I don’t think that I can worship a vulnerable God.” I had just pitched a synopsis of my book idea over breakfast. I said that we might have the idea of sovereignty all wrong, and that Scripture reveals a God who intentionally…

Please Stop Calling Me Beautiful

ShareTweet I shifted in my seat at the women’s ministry event; the speaker said it again. “You are a beautiful, chosen, special woman of God. There is no one in the world like you!” I’d heard this message dozens of…

Top 10 Christian Inspirational Quotes

ShareTweet Christian Inspirational Quotes For Everyday Living 1. )  “God has a purpose behind every problem. He uses circumstances to develop our character. In fact, he depends more on circumstances to make us like Jesus than he depends on our…