I remember a time when the word theology deeply intimidated me. It felt like something I would never understand, something that was just for academics, or worse - something that was just for men. Over the years the Lord has led me to people and environments that have turned my presuppositions on their heads. I’ve… Continue reading Do Women Need Theology?
Today is my 30th birthday. The past few weeks leading up to today I’ve been reflecting on how my faith shapes my view of turning another year older, especially a significant one like this year. If you know me well, you know that when I process, I write. With that said, on my 30th birthday,… Continue reading On Turning 30
The word radical, for me, typically drums up images of leaving all I own to travel overseas, having a large ministry, or a platform of some kind. Personally, I have dreamed big dreams of large stages, big influence, and stepping into a God sized life that He had waiting for me. In spite of my own… Continue reading Radical Obedience in Ordinary Life
What was on my mind this morning were the things that, if I could, I would tell Christian women about motherhood. To be clear, I don't have it all figured out. This isn't an exhaustive list of things to know or a humorous list of things I've learned. It's simply four things that I find true… Continue reading What I Wish I Could Tell You on Mother’s Day
In our community group last week, there was an application question that asked this: Think back to the hardest struggle of your life. What did you need from people in that moment? It took a moment, but as people began to share a theme developed. One friend recalled a time of financial hardship with only… Continue reading Stepping Over the Line
This post was originally featured at The Daily Grace Co. Blog. Read an excerpt here and follow the link below to read more. A few weeks ago my 4-year-old daughter came home from school and asked if we could plant a flower. She had learned that day about how plants grow and was beyond excited… Continue reading Learning to be Deeply Rooted
This article was originally posted at For the Church, a blog from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Read an excerpt here, then follow the link below to read more. I have worked in women’s ministry in the context of my local church for some time now. Because I am leading, teaching, and ministering to women I… Continue reading Beware of the Self-Elevating Gospel