“As one who’s been through loss, what can you tell me about how to grieve well? How does knowing Jesus change how you grieve?”Continue Reading
I have a special empathy for doubting Thomas. Haven’t we all seen trouble brewing but had no power to stop it?Continue Reading
The parking lot view from my Indianapolis apartment stood in stark contrast to the storybook charm I’d left in Needham, MA. The shrubs Hoosiers called trees couldn’t compare with New England’s brilliant maples. The woman I replaced on my new ministry team sold me her twin bed and chest of drawers. An old trunk I’d used to carry my few belongings was the only familiar piece of furniture in my tiny bedroom.
My former team of single adults had lived in two houses. We walked to each other’s houses. I felt an immediate affinity with my housemate. We even wore matching blouses my first night in Needham at an old-fashioned ice cream parlor when the team celebrated my arrival.Continue Reading
Everyone knows what it’s like to worry. Have you ever been fearful over what might happen—to you, your child, your spouse, your country, or your future? Many of my concerns fall into the “what if” category. Maybe you can relate to some I’ve felt or heard others mention.
What if I lose my job?
What if this is cancer?Continue Reading