I don’t remember the children but I remember the homes. I don’t remember how we served but I remember being told the truth. The smell of rotting hills have long since faded but the shock of knowing that the people I was meeting lived in the city’s garbage dump will probably never leave. No one … More The Aftermath of those Christian Events
Halloween is just a few days away. There are cobwebs, skeletons, and other creepy things loaded up on shelves. Costumes hang just a few rows away from the Christmas decorations. Halloween is an odd holiday for church people. The opinions are varying and sometimes very strong. Inevitably, many Christian bloggers write about why a Christian … More What Halloween taught me about Convictions
I’m the wife of a youth pastor so I’m supposed to love church. Right? Well, the honest answer is, I don’t always love church. I should be a statistic when you take the time to add up all of my “church hurt.” It’s not pretty and sometimes I really don’t want to “do church” anymore. … More Do I have to go to church?
Prime Day has come and gone. And as much as I love a good deal — like the Instant Pot I purchased because I have a strange obsession with kitchen gadgets — I love handmade items even more. I love finding unique pieces at craft shows and even at the thrift store. One of my … More 10 Faith Based Etsy Finds I’m Loving
I often struggle with the balance of content here in my own little corner of the blog-o-sphere — also, can I actually have a corner when it’s a sphere? Anyway, I have issues. I enjoy writing about Christian topics and I find a good deal of my content directed that way. However, I also enjoy … More 5 Crucial Steps to survive Life’s Balancing Act
As I sat in the pew a few months ago, singing the song that projected itself up on the screen, a thought crossed my mind, “Why am I even doing this?” What happened to me? How did I get here? I used to love church and the fellowship with believers. The time of worship was … More 3 Ways to Get Out of the Christian Rut