No Satellite Connection

I got my driver’s license in the window of time between printed MapQuest directions and Google Maps with unlimited data, which makes one of the first “grown-up” purchases I made a brand-new Garmin GPS. That bulky touchscreen, suction-cupped to the windshield of my not-so-gently used car, was this directionally challenged gal’s ever-faithful copilot–until it wasn’t.

January 22, 2024

You Go Girl!

Raise your hand if you’ve ever answered “How are you?” with a “ So busy!” or “Tired!”

In a culture that places so much value on “the hustle,” we can easily find its effects seeping into our lives—even as we try to live “set apart” as the church. Community Groups, Bible studies, Sunday mornings, and friendships all demand our time. Throw in a career, school, a spouse, or a few kids, and suddenly your calendar is jam-packed.

December 12, 2022

Lilliputians and the Local Church

The first time I heard the church called “The Body of Christ” was right around the time I read an elementary-aged adaptation of Gulliver’s Travels. The image that left me with was of Gulliver waking up in Lilliput, being fed by a seemingly endless line of Lilliputians who were sharing so much that their land was in danger of famine.

June 20, 2022