Love Series 2017. Do you see sinners as God's lost loves? Biblical perspective from Luke 15.

Love Lost

It’s easy sometimes, I find, to grow callous towards those “on the outside”. It’s hard to connect because I’m focusing my energy on my kids (no excuse, I know). But here in Luke, those who wanted to know came to Jesus. Am I drawing them in? Do I have enough of Him shining through? Apparently… Continue Reading

Fake Love: my testimony. Read the full post or others in my love series for 2017 at

Fake Love: My Testimony

  As a little girl, I was raised going to church, and it was there that on a Sunday morning I understood enough of the Gospel story to be curious. After church I asked my mom questions about Jesus’ story, and she explained it, leading me in a prayer, where I understood what I was… Continue Reading

Adjusting my Concept of Greatness. Establishing my value before God in a world that has its own definition of greatness.

Adjusting My Concept of Greatness

  When I was a teenager, I had vague ideas about greatness. I knew that God had a plan for my life, but I always felt like I was destined for something amazing, whatever that happened to be. Since God was going to do something amazing, it stood to reason that of course I would most likely… Continue Reading

It's okay, men. God's love is for you too. Read more on

It’s Okay, Men. God’s Love is For You Too.

I recently read a blog post by a man who specializes in Biblical apologetics. He was commending women for what they bring to the table in modern-day theology. Sounds great, right? Actually I found it a bit condescending…like back when girls first started going to college and guys would pat them on the head and… Continue Reading

What would God say to a rude person? Love is the Answer to Jerks, read at

Love is the Answer to Jerks

One of the hardest parts of doing this blog and writing my books has been the thought that someday my introverted self will probably have to deal with an unpleasant person who disagrees with me. I don’t like people assuming things about me without taking the effort to know me. I was thinking about this… Continue Reading