How To Cultivate Joy In Your Life

In the early days of loving Jesus I was full of joy, even though my circumstances were not ideal. The power of knowing that Jesus was real, that the Bible was real, and that God was everything he said he was overcame everything else that was wrong in my life. And I was joyful, basking […]

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Women Are Essential To The Church

Women

Women are absolutely essential to the healthy functioning of the church. Without women, the church would not grow and thrive. We are half of the body of Christ, equally important to the whole, and I say all of this as a joyful complementarian (to my egalitarian sisters-I love you). Some women don’t believe me, though. […]

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Open Letter To A Step-Mom

Dear Step-Mom, I want you to know that you are just as much a mother to that child, the one you didn’t give birth to. The one you take care of and give your heart to and pray for, on whatever scheduled time you have with them. The one you organize birthday parties for, put […]

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A Parent’s Guide to Evolution

This is a guide to understanding the basics of evolution, tailored towards the parent who may not have a science background, but would like to know how to respond to what their kids are being taught about this subject. I have put off writing about this because it’s controversial (and who likes offending people?), but […]

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