When the Gospel Isn’t Interesting Enough

A couple days ago my friend, Lore Ferguson, tweeted this comment:         I’ve been thinking about her lament quite a lot since then. There is an endless number of reasons why blog content is often sub-par (not the least of which is the sheer pressure to PRODUCE, which does not correlate well…
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The Story of the Woman Who Needed to Feel Seen

“If God is the only one who sees me, is that enough?” That question has been rattling around in my head the last few days. The craving to be seen–to be valued, to be affirmed, to matter to people–is one I’ve wrestled with most of my life. And the funny thing is, it hasn’t gotten any…
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Restlessness Comes Before the Revolution

False idols make for pretty great gods. At least for a little while, anyway. How many times have I looked at my life and felt sure I was depending on God alone. Financial security, body image, ministry success, fear of man–I had worked through each one of these false saviors. I thought. But that’s the…
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The Top 10 Posts of 2013

This is a first for me. I’ve never made a top 10 list of my posts before. However, there were a handful of posts this year that stood out so far from the rest (in terms of resonating with readers), that I decided to give it a try. Hopefully y’all will find it helpful, just…
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Divine Labor Pains

On this day two years ago, I was about 4 weeks pregnant and hardly anyone knew. During a season full of so much anticipation and joy, the experience of being newly pregnant at Christmas time was simply magical. The experience also had me thinking quite a bit about the Virgin Mary, and her own first…
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