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We are nearing the end of an election season. Often, politics can get heated and nasty. So how should followers of Christ conduct themselves in the midst of a campaign? Here are a few things we might consider: 1. Remember to... Continue...

Recently I've reflected long on my marriage, thinking both of the joys and challenges that have led us to this point in our lives and about where we are now. Anniversaries will do that, won't they? Especially when your better half... Continue...

This is part one of a series born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed 10 common mistakes that cause these ministries to struggle, and... Continue...

This is part two (read part one here) of a series born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed 10 common mistakes that cause these ministries... Continue...

This is part three (read part one and part two) of a series born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed 10 common mistakes that... Continue...

This is last part of a series (read parts 1, 2, and 3) born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed some common mistakes that... Continue...

Recently, my son (and pastor) Jedidiah asked me to preach on “ the Christian and entertainment” as part of a series touching on our work, money, politics, relationships, and more as Christians. I had a week to prepare, and I... Continue...

Imagine keeping a lion in a small cat-carrier. For years. Day after day. Night after night. He roars. He eats. (A lot.) His energy is endless. And yet you keep him caged. As a single girl in my 30s who... Continue...

Just as we can have bad physical habits like biting our nails, picking our nose, or eating junk food late at night, we can also have bad mental habits. There are styles of thinking that are highly prone to cause... Continue...

A few weeks ago, Pew released new data on how Americans share their faith about their faith on social media and how much Americans consume religious content in both new (social) and old (radio/TV) media. Working in social media, I was... Continue...