Our culture has done a very good job of convincing us that being fearful is equivalent to being wise. After all, if we simply take a few self-protective precautions, we can have a much more protected life.
Every January, our family tries to get away somewhere together for a couple of weeks (preferably to a warm destination!) to rest, refuel, and build fun memories together before we head full swing into the intensity of a new year. Some of our most precious and memorable moments have happened on
Most of us are very familiar with the voice of condemnation. You know, that subtle (or not-so-subtle) whisper that mocks, “You aren’t good enough! You are a mess! You are a failure! You are hopeless! It’s too late for you - you’ll never cha
The Bible describes a time when the people of Israel had to make a choice about which king they would serve - David or Saul. Though David was God’s chosen king for Israel, he had been forced to run for his life and was reduced to living in a cave. Saul was still in control of the kingdom.
In my book, Authentic Beauty, I wrote about our tendency as women to look outside of Christ for our happiness and fulfillment: “So many of us, though we claim to know Jesus Christ, are still longing for our deepest desires to be fulfilled by someone else.
When Eric and I first began traveling, speaking, writing, and discipling, I quickly realized that I wasn’t prepared for the intensity of full-time ministry. As an introvert, I was often burned out from this demanding lifestyle.