NYC’s Unlikely Defender

Friday, September 6, 2013

I’m so honored to have written the following article about Jimmy Lee, the executive director of Restore NYC, an organization that serves trafficked foreign nationals in New York…

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Lessons Learned from an Overseas Trip

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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

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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My Son, the Jesus Freak, Part Two

Thursday, November 17, 2011

A couple of months ago, I told the story of my eldest son “Harry”, who had been unabashedly sharing about his faith with his friend down the street. I just…

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On Three Crazy, Courageous Men

Thursday, October 6, 2011

As the world now knows, yesterday brought news of the passing of iconoclastic Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who has been memorialized in countless tweets, blog posts, and Facebook…

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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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Robert Frost Teaches Me About Missional Living

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Today, my son and I read a Robert Frost poem, one I had never before encountered. It’s short, but its message reflected a missional perspective. See if you…

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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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