The Halloween Card

{The photo above is from Halloween when I was 4 or 5 years old. I was Pocahontas, my brother was Rocky (which explains the amazing black eye). I tried to copy him and do a peace sign, but I guess I only managed to get one finger up.} It’s interesting how the smallest moments can [...]

Radical//Reckless//Rugged//Relentless Love.

“I realized we had created a Jesus who's safe for the whole family. But if we were honest, we'd ask, how is a homeless dude who was murdered on a cross for saying he was God safe for the whole family? Not to mention that Paul told us if we choose to follow his example [...]

The Abundant Life Means Being Uncomfortable.

"As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as his own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father? If God doesn’t discipline you as he does all of his children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really his children at all. [...]

Does Jesus Really Love Me?

How would you define love? Our culture tries to define love as many things...sex...lust...feelings...emotions...tears. When I accepted Jesus Christ into my heart as a young girl at summer camp, I never could have imagined the kind of complex relationship we would have when it came to defining and understanding his love. All I ever heard [...]