Break Me So I May Serve Thee

“In their hearts… the Lord establishes their steps.” Proverbs 16:9 I vowed to never do it. It didn’t interest me. I didn’t study it (I double majored in French and History, after all). It actually really confused me. I did not want a career in it. So, in 2009, fresh...

How Do We Respond?

“Reproach has broken my heart, so that I am in despair. I look for pity, but there was none, and for comforters but I found none.” Psalm 69:20 We are broken. Broken by sin. This shouldn’t be news to anyone and yet the response from a broken world continues to catch us...

A Modern-Day Psalm

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord. Psalm 150:6 Abba Father, I am so grateful for all of my senses that allow me to take in all of Your glorious creation. To see, with my own eyes the new life emerging in all of nature; to hear the return...

A Higher Purpose

I’ve been a leader now for most of my career. It’s hard to make sense of how I got here being that my journey begun with a degree in vocal performance, but that’s a story for a different day (or blog). My point is, I really didn’t strive this calling; it called me. I...

5 Things I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Marriage

This Saturday, my husband and I will celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary. (Fun fact, Chelsey – our executive director – and her husband, Don, are celebrating 15 years today!) While I’m not sure five years really qualifies me to give solid marriage...

The Awe of Motherhood

I cannot even begin to tell you how in awe I am of mothers. Now, dads, don’t get me wrong – there are TONS of you who I am in awe of too, but as we approach Mother’s Day, I want to shine the spotlight on the mamas out there. As many of you know, I have the honor and...