Yield to Surge

“Everything’s changed; you’ll never do ministry the same.” Recently I reflected on these words my friend had said long ago, referring to a time God spoke to her about her path in ministry. Her and her husband co-lead as pastors, and they both realized that in order to...

Changing (cough, cough) Family Traditions

Change a family tradition? You’ve got to be kidding. Wouldn’t it be easier to swim a snake-infested river? Climb an icy crag during a blizzard? Fly without an airplane? Adjusting a tradition that has been in a family for years sounds next to impossible, at least until...

The Sunrise from On High

“The Sunrise from on high will visit us, to shine upon those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace,” Luke 1:78-79. One of my favorite times of day is the dawn of the early morning. As I sit in my comfortable chair, with a...

Unshakeable, but Movable

Moving. A big change. Stepping into the unknown. It’s a little unsettling, right? It has been for me anyway. So much has happened in the three years my family has lived in Colorado Springs. I have so many mixed feelings, because I love our church and our community....

Are you willing to move?

Are you willing to move? Are you willing to move? This phrase rang in my soul last summer. The first time it happened,  I was sitting in my car at a red light after dropping off my daughter to spend the day with her Grandma. Move? Heck no. I’m not a mover. My whole...