Lord, Hear Our Cry

The National Day of Prayer 2015

Today we join our hearts in praying for spiritual renewal and revival across our nation — and around the world. Some of us are participating in special church services, city-wide, neighborhood, or community celebrations, or family gatherings. Others are just taking a few moments on our own to humble ourselves before God and cry out […]

When Our World Falls Apart

Early in my career as a freelance writer, one of my editors approached me with an assignment: Read an old out-of-print biography of a Korean Christian woman who had an interesting testimony and turn it into an article for the magazine. It’s been a long time, and to be honest, right at this moment I […]

One Battle At A Time

I can be an all-or-nothing kind of girl – a bit of a perfectionist.  In my heart of hearts, I’d like everything in my life to always be perfectly well-ordered, organized, disciplined, beautiful … and at the same time full of joyous spontaneity, creativity, and freedom. You don’t have to raise your hand if you […]

Fight Back: DIY [Do It Yourself] Faith Books, Battle Strategies Edition

Last week, I shared that I had been losing spiritual battles left and right… mostly because I was trying to escape. Not in the sense of looking for a way out — making a wise, well-timed tactical retreat. (1 Corinthians 10:13) No, I was curling up in a ball in the middle of the battlefield […]