Signs of Life: Resurrecting Hope Out of Ordinary Losses

Brilliant pastor Stephanie Lobdell has written her first book. It will be the first of many, I have no doubt, because she writes with eloquence and grace, as one who has both traveled a difficult road and found God faithful in surprising ways along the journey. Signs of Life: Resurrecting Hope Out of Ordinary Losses … More Signs of Life: Resurrecting Hope Out of Ordinary Losses

A Turn on the Mat: The Gift of Weakness in the Community of Faith

I’m an introvert. In my lowest seasons of fatigue, fear, and spiritual wandering I curl up in my shell like a hermit crab and wait for the noise outside to die down. For everyone and everything to just go away. My best friends are those who continually reach out to me, who load me on … More A Turn on the Mat: The Gift of Weakness in the Community of Faith

Want Some Free Books? You’ve Come to the Right Place

In honor of Mother’s Day and all you folks out there who are moms, have moms, or know a mom or two (everyone covered? perf!), I’m doing a big giveaway. Huge-mongous, even. You can win a copy of each of the four lovely, amazing, encouraging, soul-lifting books:     I’ll send ’em right to your … More Want Some Free Books? You’ve Come to the Right Place