“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 Here we are again: the dawning of a New Year. In light of that, I’m sure there are a good many of us taking stock in some measure of what this year held, where we’re at right now, and what’s to come (or what we hope ... Read More about New Year, Same Jesus
[This post was originally published in my monthly subscriber email. If you're interested in having these reflections plus some bonus content come right to your inbox, feel free to subscribe in the little box to the right.] I had the most fascinating midwife for my most recent labor and ... Read More about A Yes is Always a No
This is a rather surreal post for me to write. I’ve been spending the past few weeks processing the gift of something I’d come to terms with possibly never having: answers. Answers to some mysterious health issues I’ve been trying to figure out since I was a teenager living in Mongolia. I’ve ... Read More about Health Answers and Some Reflections
I’ve heard it expressed, “I want my children to surpass me in the strength of their own walk with the Lord, but I don’t want to make it easy for them.” I wholeheartedly understand the idea behind this sentiment. The notion is that we shouldn’t be lax in our own pursuit of Christ and make it easy ... Read More about What if Making it Harder Actually Makes it—Easier?
The women in our church recently finished a study on 1 John, and I had the honor of helping to co-teach the last session with a dear friend of mine. Below is an excerpt/adaptation of some of what I shared. “Little children, keep yourselves from idols.” 1 John 5:21 Keep yourself from idols: ... Read More about Keep Yourself from Idols