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God has called me one of his own and I have never been the same since. I love learning more about his character and striving to make my life look more like Jesus’ life. My faith is important to me, and I pray that it will encourage you, challenge you, and God will use these words to bring you closer to him.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief

By On August 31, 2017

I remember when the earthquake happened in Haiti. I was devastated for so many reasons. I had friends there. I had visited there numerous times before. Most importantly I had family there.… Read More

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My son’s thoughts on Compassion.

By On June 6, 2017

For the past few days I’ve been able to share with you some of my experiences this week with Compassion while in Kenya and today my son, Deacon, wanted to share some… Read More

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Will you sponsor a child with me?

By On June 5, 2017

I told you how yesterday felt like a day of meeting long lost relatives, but I want to tell you today about the other children I met while with the Maasai people… Read More

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Family is more than blood

By On June 4, 2017

I looked up the word “family” tonight in the dictionary and I’d like to make a suggestion to Mr. Webster if at all possible. You see the definition of family goes like… Read More

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Hope in the midst of Injustice

By On June 3, 2017

I was asked to go to Kenya a few months ago by my friend Bri, who works with Compassion International. I was slightly excited (just kidding – beyond excited) about this offer because I’ve never… Read More

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December Declerations

By On November 26, 2016

Advent: The arrival of a notable person. Christian Theology =  The coming of Christ. The first season of the Christian church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays.… Read More


Summer Camp with Pine Cove!

By On October 4, 2016

Remember Summer time? Swimming pools. Sun tans. Coke floats at night on the lake. Staying up way too late. Camp. Or are you already so far into school and Fall that things… Read More


Embracing God’s Love in the Valley by Alaina Mayes

By On July 21, 2016

The past five years have been a whirlwind of disappointment, sadness, and hurt with bits of joy sprinkled in. Enduring rounds of infertility that left me broken, adoptions that didn’t go through,… Read More

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“It’s Not Either Or” by Courtney Miller

By On July 19, 2016

Friends, Last week I was out of the country and it seemed as though all hell broke lose in America. I asked my friend Courtney to share her thoughts on this past week here… Read More


Happy Hour #95: Amber Haines

By On July 1, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for episode #95 is Amber Haines, author of Wild in the Hollow. She is the mother to four sons and wife to guitar-playing author and attorney Seth… Read More


Happy Hour #93: Jessica Robertson

By On June 18, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for episode #93 is my the very lovely and beautiful, Jessica Robertson. Reality television star and busy mother-of-five, you probably know Jessica as… Read More


Happy Hour #92: Ashley Noelle

By On June 17, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for episode #92 is my friend, Ashley Noelle. Ashley is the girl you want to be around. She has a Saturday night kinda… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #6: Gloria Furman

By On May 30, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for The Happy Half Hour #6 is my friend, Gloria Furman. Gloria and her family live in Dubai, where they started a church.… Read More

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Happy Hour #90: Lauren Chandler

By On May 25, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for Happy Hour #90 is the very beautiful Lauren Chandler. Lauren is a momma of three kids and wife to Matt Chandler, the lead… Read More