Me + Sports = Defeat

My gifting is not in sports. Being tall, people often ask me if I played volleyball or basketball in high school. My response is always an emphatic, chuckling, “NO!” I pretty much knew anytime I played a sport, I was going lose. Defeat was inevitable. But in Romans 8:31-39, Paul tells us that we don’tContinue reading “Me + Sports = Defeat”

Not How It Was Meant To Be

I started my career as a News Writer for the morning show at one of our local news stations. The news is negative and full of bad news, but think how hard it is to be the gate keeper of the news. I would go into work around 1am and part of my job wasContinue reading “Not How It Was Meant To Be”

A New Name

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to walk through the adoption process with one of my closest friends. She and her husband had two children but knew they wanted to adopt. They live in another country and received a phone call one day from a local friend. There was a baby girl –Continue reading “A New Name”

This Good Day

I woke up Good Friday morning contemplating Easter and all that this weekend represents. I honestly haven’t given it much thought this week. The tyranny of the urgent has taken over, and the important ponderings of this Holy Week have been pushed aside. Yesterday morning, I sat in quiet (well, not real quite because #threekids),Continue reading “This Good Day”

The Gleaning

In my last two years as Women’s Ministry Director, I’ve spent a great of time talking to other women who lead ministries and Bible Studies around the country. One lesson I’ve learned is never jump from one Bible study to the next. Instead, take a break, go back over what you learned, and let theContinue reading “The Gleaning”