Category: Leadership

3 Myths about Women’s Emotions

Within the last year I have been pregnant and had a baby, which tells you one thing about me: I’ve had a lot of emotions, and a lot of hormones. I have cried at silly things like car commercials and minor slights. I have cried for joy, and cried out of a heart full of…
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5 Lessons from 5 Years of Marriage

On Friday Ike and I celebrated 5 years of marriage together! Woohoo! Around this time each year, I find myself reflecting on how our lives have changed, what the future holds, and what I’ve learned in between. I’m not sure I could distill all those lessons into one single blog post, but in celebration of…
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Where Has God Called You to Influence?

One of my favorite passages in all of Scripture is not one you would expect. It’s not about God lifting us up on eagles wings, or how we can do all things through Christ. It’s not very flashy. It’s nobody’s “life verse.” But it is incredibly important for each of us. It’s 1 Corinthians 12:14-26….
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3 Lessons on Women and Calling

Last week I had the privilege of attending the Q conference on Women and Calling. For one day, 12 women delivered 18 minute messages on the topic of calling, and it was SUCH an encouragement to me. We heard from women like Lauren Winner, Kathy Keller, Rachel Held Evans, Shauna Niequist, and my lovely friend…
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An Open Letter to Seminarians

It’s hard to believe that I graduated from seminary nearly six years ago, because I remember it like it was yesterday. I remember cramming for my church history final with fear and trembling. I remember crying on the first day of my ethics class because I was so moved by the lecture. I remember going…
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