Permission to Fail

Permission to Fail

Failure is a part of life. We all do it from time to time and important lessons can be learned from failing. I get it! I don’t like to experience failure as much as the next person, but I can honestly say that through failure I have learned some incredible life...
Wonder Woman to the Rescue!

Wonder Woman to the Rescue!

A new Wonder Woman movie is releasing in June, and my house is ready to take in some super-hero action.  Our family enjoys super-hero stories from movies, television, and comic books.  I think we can all agree that these stories are entertaining, and the heroes...
In Shame We Trust

In Shame We Trust

Sitting in the hallway, watching the lines of students evacuate the building, I felt miserable. I knew I had made a terrible mistake, and that was now playing out in the wasting of all hundreds of people’s time. Just when I thought I couldn’t get any...
People- The Heart & Soul of Ministry

People- The Heart & Soul of Ministry

Many years ago, I heard a pastor say, “If it were not for the people, I would love the ministry.” After my initial shock, I responded, “People are our ministry.” Maybe we should remember what Jesus said in John 3:16, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his one...
Shame & Your Relationship With God

Shame & Your Relationship With God

  When you feel covered with shame, it’s important for you to remember four things about your relationship with God: You are created by God. The Bible says that when God created man, he created him in his own image, Genesis 1:27, 31. The psalmist says that God knit...
5 Apps for Kids

5 Apps for Kids

I hope you have had the chance to read my co-worker and friend Jenny LoBello’s blog from this past month. She shared some wonderful insight into some of the most dangerous apps for our kids that at first glance can seem totally fine! I loved reading her blog and if...