Get on the Boat!

Noah’s wife got on the boat! Think about it. Noah’s wife got on the boat! Marriage is a crazy commitment. God often asks husbands or wives to do something that some would say is insane or irrational. But when I think about Noah’s wife (whose name, by the way, is never given in the Bible) Continue »

Enter His Courts Welcome

Opening up your home can be quite an ordeal. Making sure every couch cushion is straightened and fluffed, lighting the last-minute candle to cover yesterday’s leftovers , and putting extra toilet paper rolls underneath the guest bathroom cabinet fill the busy host’s to-do list. While it’s a lot of work, a clean and prepared home Continue »

Praying For Your Children

I was just dropping my then-12-year-old Lexi off at pottery class, but found myself faced with an unexpected and unsettling dilemma. Each month, the pottery studio featured an art display in the lobby but this one sickened my spirit. Skeletons, overtly sensual sculptures of Eden, death, darkness. Perhaps it was the Halloween season, but this Continue »