Worth the Waste

“I want to be what God wants me to be. I want to do what God wants me to do. I want God to use me.” As far as I know, this is the heart...

Pride goes…

When I was a little girl, we had a toy in our house that was, in its day, pretty high-tech.  Made of plastic, it was large, roundish, and...

Judgy

Ever wish you could gather up everyone in front of whom you had made a particular mistake, explain the error of your reasoning at the...

This Big Small Moment

After ten fun, but frenetic weeks, camp is over, and I’m stuck in that weird limbo between being ready for the rhythm of normal life and...

Bring them home!

“I just don’t see how they could act like that and call themselves a Christian.” This is a dangerous line of thinking (if I’m talking to...

Too Big, Too Beautiful

For months, I’ve sensed the Holy Spirit leading me to pray in a very a specific way over Falls Creek youth camp (my husband Todd is the...

“God, help us win.”

When I was little, I played soccer and loved it.  Not to brag or anything, but in the third grade, I played an entire game as the only...

Jesus wore Mary’s face

What must it have been like to be Mary, not only to bear the Son of God, but to watch Him walk around with your face on? After all, Jesus...

When you grow up white…

When you grow up white… People of all shades grin back at you. Most of the dolls on the shelves have skin that matches yours. Your acts...

A Personal Easter

It’s time. I didn’t hear the words, but I felt them just as surely as if God Himself had tapped me on the shoulder and given me a tender...