You’re an On-Purpose Person

Long before he laid down earth’s foundations, he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love, to be made whole and holy by...

God is Not a Side Dish

Imagine a friend invites you for dinner. She texts you a few hours beforehand, saying, "Save your appetite!" When you sit down at her beautifully decorated table, centerpiece, cloth napkins...

Celebrating a Legacy of Love

November 9 was a night to celebrate the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Isiah and Gloria Roberts. Hosted by the Don Ferrarese Foundation, the “Legacy Dinner” at the Hilton Gardens...

We Must Love the Ones Jesus Loves

I once heard a story about a great Kentucky preacher named T.T. Eaton. Dr. Eaton told about his younger brother who LOVED a mongrel dog. The family felt the dog was not even worth shooting, but the boy and his dog were inseparable.

5 Ways to Show God Our Thankfulness

The young doctor emerged from the operating room and approached my dad and me with an unreadable expression. Our hearts pounded as he lowered his mask—and to our relief,...

Overcoming Practical Faith

God wants more for you than you want for yourself. That is a fact. As an aging millennial I’m in the weird space where I’m learning to walk in the fullness of adulthood, while struggling with the doubt of uncertainty. I don’t know if you know, but uncertainty will cripple every aspiration if you allow it.

Heaven’s Wounded Warrior—A Veteran’s Day Reminder

Living in a country where memorials of one kind or another dot the landscape can make dealing with a holiday like Veterans’ Day a bit challenging. Reminders of sacrifices...

Tell Me Why

Why are there are so many acts of violence that cause us to have so little hope in the future? With all these natural disasters, political problems and poverty stricken countries, how can we find hope in today’s world?

Pregnancy and Infancy Loss

In case you weren’t aware, this month is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness month. Given our experience in this area and how open we are about our story, I’ve heard from SO many women who have gone through losing a baby. I don’t know actual stats

8 Spiritual Lessons Dogs Teach Us

Today is National Dog Day. Americans love their dogs. Over 54 million US households have a dog. Scott and I had the joy of dogsitting our "granddog" for several weeks...