From Slavery to Freedom

Jonathan has taught a series to our youth twice called, “Lord Change My Attitude: Before It’s Too Late” by James McDonald. I highly recommend listening to his sermon series on it, or have Jonathan teach it to you. It’s wonderful. It walks you through Numbers picking up where the Israelites have come through the Red Sea and have escaped slavery…. [Read More]

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Don’t Look Back

How often do we spend looking back on our sins? Whether it’s with regret, or, for some of us, with fondness. Have you ever wondered if this is hindering our walk with Christ? An old Bible story came back to my heart and my mind. Do you remember Lot and his story? If you don’t,… [Read More]

All of Me, Take All of Me

“All of me, take all of me, here’s my life as an offering. I will serve You faithfully, here I am, Lord take all of me.” These words were penned by the same man who wrote, “Make me more like You, Lord, make me more like You. Cleanse my heart, set me apart, Lord, make me more like… [Read More]

The Microwave Generation

I’ve often heard my generation be called the ‘microwave generation.” I typically roll my eyes when I hear that phrase because I felt like it was ridiculous, however, I have come to realize that I am part of the problem. I am part of the microwave, need it in 3 minutes or less generation. The urban… [Read More]

10 Things NOT To Say To A Foster Parent

When people find out that you are a foster parent, they react in a number of ways. Some think it’s so awesome, others think that you are a monster. Regardless of how you feel about foster care, there are some comments that you just need to keep to yourself. Here are my top 10 things… [Read More]

Why Not Me

When we enter into a valley, we often ask why God is putting us through this. My response is often, “God, I’m doing the best I can for you, I’m trying to follow Your Word and do all that You would have me to do, so why is this happening? Why are you allowing me… [Read More]

The Night We Missed Church

Tonight we had to miss church; the kids were crazy from the time they woke up, the baby was fussy, Jonathan didn’t get home until late, it was conference night, and I just didn’t think I could handle the hustle of getting the kids from school, fed and back in the car to be at… [Read More]

Broken Into Beautiful

This month will mark 2 years since my husband and I started trying to have children. It seems like an eternity. We’ve seen friend after friend announce their pregnancies. Some of which haven’t been married hardly anytime at all; IF they are married at all. I’m not going to lie and say that I understand… [Read More]

Well, Now They Know…

“Conceal, don’t feel, don’t let them know…” “Can’t control this storm inside of me.” These are just two quotes from Disney’s Frozen that relate to my life. All my life I have dealt with depression and anxiety. Thankfully, it is something I can manage on most days, other days it completely consumes me. My anxiety… [Read More]