The Surprising Reason Receiving Is As Good As Giving

"Where are my Christmas presents?" my son whined in the kitchen a few days before the holiday festivities began. Nervous I was raising one of those kids, you know, the demanding ones, I reassured him Christmas was coming, but quickly tacked on a reminder that Christmas is not just about gifts. "We want to be givers," … Continue reading The Surprising Reason Receiving Is As Good As Giving

4 Reasons White Evangelicals Are Missing It On #BlackLivesMatter

I grew up in a family that obsessively fought for the rights of the unborn. Once I built my blog a few years ago, I found it easy to take up this familiar banner, if not because of my background, because my heart broke over the reality of unwanted children. I saw the right of a … Continue reading 4 Reasons White Evangelicals Are Missing It On #BlackLivesMatter

God Wants You To Win

Have you noticed when you're in the middle of some personal aggravation or life crisis, someone always suggests that God is testing you, like somehow knowing that makes the pain less? I've heard it a few times, and it always annoys me. I don't like what it says about God or me. Testing me? For what? I … Continue reading God Wants You To Win