A friend told me recently that as women came to faith in one part of Southeast Asia, they were told there might be persecution. They were also told that one thing they might face as a part of their new faith is that there weren’t many men who were believers yet, so they might be signing up for a life of singleness. That thought has settled into the depths of my soul,… Read More

Hi, y’all! Happy end of May. :) As our small group heads into the summer, we’re starting to walk through “I Don’t Wait Anymore” alongside some Scripture passages that go hand in hand with the themes of the chapters. Your group may already have a plan for the summer, but should you want to do something similar, I’m making our study outlines available for download here. We’ll be talking about singleness, broken… Read More

This can’t be the plan. Can it? I remember thinking that in the summer of 2014 as I dragged the mop through our dusty Middle Eastern apartment for the last time, shiny clean stripes crisscrossing the dusty tile. My roommate Abi had already left to go back to her home state, and that night I was going to lock up that iron door for the last time and start heading back to… Read More

The life you’re walking into … it was never meant to be second best, like a waiting room until you get the things you really want. It was meant to be the story that brings you the most joy, sets you up to know God the best. God rigged it that way, not because He doesn’t love you … but because He does.   ***** I wouldn’t have called myself boy crazy… Read More