The Loud Voice of Quiet Trust

“We are people who have been called to live the sort of lives in community whereby if this God does not exist, the way we live our lives makes no sense.” – Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon, from The Truth about God: The Ten Commandments in Christian Teaching Ike and I were in the car,…
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Raleigh/Durham, Here We Come!

As most of you know, my blog is not a “life update” blog. I don’t typically use this space as a diary of my family’s days, or my son’s latest milestones. Most of the time I stick to matters of faith, with personal anecdotes sprinkled throughout. That’s why I feel a little funny sharing SO…
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Home

It’s been a few weeks since I last sat down to post, and my life has changed a lot since then. Three weeks ago I was surrounded by boxes and a nearly empty house. I was in Illinois. The summer was mild. I was saying a lot of goodbyes. Today, I sit on the porch…
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Summer Book Giveaway: The People of God

Greetings from crazy land! My family is square in the middle of a cross-country move, and insanity doesn’t even begin to describe the chaos. Tomorrow my son and I will board a plane to North Carolina, and Ike is currently in the car driving the 14 hours from Chicago to Charlotte so he can pick…
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Miller Family Update: We’re Moving!

A little over 4 years ago, I sat on a stage in front of the women’s Bible study group I had been teaching all year, and I cried my eyes out. I was perched on a chair, my chest heaving in ugly, cry-face sobs, while women laid hands on me and prayed over me. Ike…
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