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Marriage: A Reflection Part 1

This post may contain affiliate links and ads, you can learn more about this by viewing my full disclaimer here. Over the next few weeks we will be delving into a series on marriage. One of the things that I am most excited for with this series are the guest posts. Other bloggers have been generous enough to write posts for this series, and allow me to publish them here! These bloggers are fantastic writers as well as women who are truly striving to live a life that honors God and that proclaims His name. I encourage you to not only Read More

Lessons for Youth

6 Lessons for Youth about Their Youth Volunteers

This post may contain affiliate links and ads, you can learn more about this by viewing my full disclaimer here. I recently wrote about the things that I’ve learned about youth while volunteering as a chaperone for youth events for the past ten-plus years. Click here to read that post. While writing that I began thinking that there were some things that I would also like to make sure youth know about their volunteers. Now, of course, as with all generalizations, all of these may not be true for every youth volunteer in every church across the world, but I think Read More

Radical Christianity (1)

Radical Christianity

We have to find a way back to the place of passion and conviction that we had when we first came to Christ…Y’all, Christ WAS radical. There is absolutely no arguing that. If we are not radical for Him, for the cause of Christ, I have to think that we are missing something…maybe everything.

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What I Wish I Knew (Part 2): Advice I Would Give Young People

This post may contain affiliate links and ads, you can learn more about this by viewing my full disclaimer here. This is the follow up to a blog I began last week. I will include the introduction again for context, but if you want to read all of Part 1, click here. For any of you who don’t know, my husband is a student pastor. This means that he is in charge of the youth and college/career student ministry at our church. Working with people in their twenties has caused me to look back at that time of life for me. Read More

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What I Wish I Knew (Part 1): Advice I Would Give Young People

This post may contain affiliate links and ads, you can learn more about this by viewing my full disclaimer here. For any of you who don’t know, my husband is a student pastor. This means that he is in charge of the youth and college/career student ministry at our church. Working with people in their twenties has caused me to look back at that time of life for me. While, I made very few mistakes and obviously don’t have any regrets (yeah, right), there is some general advice that I wish I could tell all people at that stage of life. Read More

Swimming with Sharks...Literally!

“Who Rescued Who? Lessons on Life and Love that I’ve Learned from Rescuing My Pups: Baggage and Grace”

Disclaimer: I am not a professional dog rescuer (if that’s even an actual title). I do not volunteer at a rescue on a regular basis. However, I am an animal lover and a firm believer in rescuing. This blog and the ones to follow in the series are simply my opinions and the lessons I have learned. I’m allergic to dogs, yet Adam and I have two Beagles and have had two additional ones that have passed on. Many people have asked why we rescue dogs if I’m allergic to them, and the simple answer (that I don’t always give because Read More