Why You Should Sponsor A Child

By the time your done reading this blog, at least 150 children around the world will have died due to poverty. (According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day because they lack the means to afford proper care). Their deaths are preventable. Organizations like the one I work for (Expect Hope) make it their mission […]

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The Perfect Church

I miss my church in Phoenix. A lot. It’s called New City and it’s located in Central Phoenix, which is about an hour or more from where we live now. The pastor’s name is Brian Krukenberg. He doesn’t preach on a screen; he’s live at the only “campus” in Phoenix. There’s no fancy expensive backdrops […]

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Church Bathrooms

I’ll never forget that day when I hid in a church bathroom for an hour and cried. It seems kind of ridiculous looking back, but at the time, it really affected me. See, it was my first time leading a small group. I was so excited to be with girls who wanted to learn more […]

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When We Assume

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” ― Isaac Asimov  We all know that saying: “Assuming makes a [butt] out of you and out of me”. And yet, we all have preconceived notions of what other people are like, especially […]

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Love One Another

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another” – John 13:35 Can we be real for a moment? Can we, as brothers and sisters in the faith, admit to each other that we have allowed a very serious foothold wide open for Satan? And what […]

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Blessed Beyond All Measure

It’s funny how something like an iPhone can teach you about depravity. Yesterday, my husband and I looked into switching carriers because of a current sale they had with one of the newer iPhones. To be honest, I wasn’t even researching the new one; this journey started with me looking into iPhones for someone else. […]

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2019: New Beginnings (sort of)

Everyone does this. “New year, new me” is the refrain heard around the world every New Year’s Eve. For some reason, we think that because it’s a new year, we are suddenly empowered to make big changes in our lives that can’t be done on December 31st or January 2nd. While there is no magic […]

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