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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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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The Tiger Mother In Us

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

By now, you’ve surely heard about the infamous Wall Street Journal article entitled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior,” based on Amy Chua’s new book, The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother….

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Why Mothers Judge One Another

Monday, November 1, 2010

Last week, I had the good fortune to spend time with my friend Jennifer Jao, whose story appears in The Missional Mom. She is a physician and a research…

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