People will be offended (or confused/taken aback at the very least) by your lack of offense. As we talked through the repeat patterns of frustration in our lives, one of the girls on the call shared something she is teaching
I’m offended, and I like it.
I was talking with a great group of girls the other day. We were walking through my first official ZOOM Bible Study, exploring “Don’t Be Mad at Your Yes.” I love how God moves through simple conversation with honest and
Does this actually need to be said?
Something simple that I thought of the other day … my quality of life would be exponentially better if I asked myself one question before I spoke, “Does this actually need to be said?” Think before you speak. (Ephesians 5:2-4)
There is a phrase pastors use, “Well, that will preach,” and it’s opposite, “Well, that won’t preach.” It speaks to the reality that there are some things that are easier to communicate to your congregation than others. Some things spark
He Entrusted Himself to Him Who Judges Justly
Let’s keep going with Esther. While I would love to see myself as Esther in this story, truth be told, I toggle between being a Mordecai (not bad) and Haman (not good). It’s interesting to read how people interpret the
If you’ve been tracking with me a while, you know I joined a group that is reading through the Bible chronologically through 2020. It can be painful. And I mean that in the most respectful way. To get through the
Earlier I mentioned Romans 14. Scripture that captures this idea that we will disagree, and sometimes on some pretty huge issues, but that the aim is not to judge and bring division. The aim is to … “Instead, make up
I remember a conversation with a passionate young woman years ago. Considering becoming a part of our church’s ministry, she had questions for me. “What exactly is your ministry doing to help victims of sex trafficking?” I was honest, “At