Lessons Learned from an Overseas Trip

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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Apologies for taking a while to post lately, but I’ve been in Scandinavia! =) My hope for either myself or my family this year was to go on…

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What’s Wrong With Settling?

Friday, September 14, 2012
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Yesterday, I was talking with one of my sons about friends who are planning to enter into the mission field soon. I was sharing my excitement for their…

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Prone to Overparenting?

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Our family had reached a breaking point: my eldest son was in first grade and was tired all the time from a combination of school, music, sports, church,…

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Why “Safe” Can Be Dangerous

Friday, June 24, 2011

Safety. We parents crave it for our children and our families; we search for neighborhoods that are considered “safe,” we try to keep our children away from dangerous…

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Practice With Purpose

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

This morning I have a post on The High Calling website, entitled “Practice With Purpose,” about our family’s time at Breakthrough Urban Ministries last summer. Here is the…

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My Son, the Jesus Freak

Monday, May 9, 2011

My eldest son (“Harry”) who is nearly 9 years old has been on a Jesus kick of late. He wants to know of everyone he meets, “Are you…

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Three Key Words for Moms

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Lately as I’ve had the chance to meet moms and hear their questions, I have realized there are three words that I have used over and over again…

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The Real Purpose of Motherhood

Friday, March 11, 2011

When I found out I was pregnant with my first son, I thought the right thing to do in preparation for his arrival was to pare down my…

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What I Don’t Look for in a Church

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

After I first started having kids, I distinctly remember how important I thought it was for our family to attend a church with a strong children’s ministry. I…

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Scot McKnight Explains “Missional”, Part Two

Monday, February 7, 2011

Here is part two of my interview with professor, author, and blogger Scot McKnight; for part one, click here. In this post, Scot discusses how church leaders can encourage missional…

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