How to Let Scripture Pray for You

How to Let Scripture Pray for You

Have you ever come into God’s presence to pray and only then discovered that your mind or heart have failed to join you there? What do you do then? Praying scripture has been central to my own spiritual formation, as well as key in my training of Christians...
Under Construction: Every Stage Matters

Under Construction: Every Stage Matters

Alan and I were in Chicago last week. We had the privilege of being with our publisher, InterVarsity Press. They have just come off a very busy and challenging 18-month project to overhaul their IT systems. We were able to be with them on a day set aside for...
Anxiety: A Blurry Vision of Reality

Anxiety: A Blurry Vision of Reality

When I speak to groups, I often share that one of my continuing places of struggle is with anxiety. I recently realized that I really don’t need a good reason to be anxious. It’s simply a bad habit that goes back to my earliest memories. So, yesterday morning, Gem and...
Seasons of Life

Seasons of Life

When I was a young mom with a toddler and nursing baby, I began to experience God differently than I had as a young married woman with no children. (*cough…no, duh*) Any of us in life stages where we find ourselves as caretakers can hear about an unhurried life and...