Sowing in Tears, Reaping in Joy

I just hung up the phone after speaking with a friend who is in full-time ministry. She and her family have dedicated their lives to demonstrating compassion to the oppressed … Continue reading Sowing in Tears, Reaping in Joy

Mother’s Day and The Broken Road

Mother’s Day. For the moms who can’t slap #blessed on everything- this is for you. Motherhood. I have been doing this gig for 22 years now- 5 kids of my … Continue reading Mother’s Day and The Broken Road

Living with Teens is Like…

Living with teens is like… Living with professional looters. And world-class hackers. It is like being stuck in the movie Groundhog Day except instead of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania you go back … Continue reading Living with Teens is Like…

From the Seat of Doom to the Arms of Grace

I heard daily reports about *Carlos before I ever laid eyes on him. He was new to my kids’ middle school and was making quite an impression. Every day that … Continue reading From the Seat of Doom to the Arms of Grace

Where Are Your Accusers?

I once saw a photograph of an African woman who had been caught in adultery. She ran naked through the streets screaming as a blood thirsty crowd surrounded her. They … Continue reading Where Are Your Accusers?

Sure Hope

My Scripture readings this morning centered around the hope of Christ’s return. 1 Thessalonians 13-18 begins with “But we do not want you to be uniformed, brothers, about those who … Continue reading Sure Hope

Flashing Lights, Tecnicolor Screen, And a Fog Machine, Oh My!!!

I worship with my eyes closed.  This is a personal choice. I do not by any means think everyone should close their eyes during worship.  If anything, I consider my … Continue reading Flashing Lights, Tecnicolor Screen, And a Fog Machine, Oh My!!!