Monthly Archives: April 2012

Fair and Balanced

At the end of last week I noticed a tweet that had been posted by Ed Stetzer as he labored over a blog post for the following day: “Working on a difficult blogpost for tmrw. Trying to speak truth & grace at the same time is not easy. I’m not sure I have it right…
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On the Path to Perfection

This past weekend I attended the Calvin Festival of Faith and Writing. I didn’t really know what to expect (it was my first “writers conference” in my life!) but my favorite part was, by far, connecting with other Christian women writers. Shout out to all you amazing ladies! One of the writers I FINALLY got…
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Marriage Poison

Out of the blue, one of my co-workers asked me an interesting question as we sat across from one another this week: “What brings you satisfaction in life?” That’s a big question that I was not at all prepared for, so I wasn’t exactly sure how to answer. There are, after all, a lot of…
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Jesus Is Not Like Me

This weekend Ike and I had dinner with some friends who had just seen Blue Like Jazz, the film adaptation of Donald Miller’s popular book. They both loved the movie and they anticipate it will start some much-needed conversations. As we munched on Portillo’s hot dogs at our dinner table together, we couldn’t help but…
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The Foolishness of Kindness

I really, really, REALLY dislike politics. I dislike the election season even more. Although I appreciate the need for elections and politicians, I do not appreciate the incivility they arouse in Americans. So much of it is disappointing, and I often find myself tempted to become cynical. Which is why, as the election season gears…
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