• How to Experience Living Hope

    When hope is snuffed out, even a Christian can lose the will to keep going. We’ve shared with you how we lost all hope in our marriage—and that led to a miserable existence. When there is no hope for change, no light that you can see at the end of the tunnel, the temptation is to shut off your heart and just exist in misery . . . or some choose to check out of life altogether, literally. We are now experiencing a season (a new life, really) that is much graver than the days when we struggled in our marriage. This challenge is even more sobering, as we face the daily…

  • Saying Goodbye to the Pastorate

    He’s been preaching the Word of God most of his life. It’s hard to imagine, but he was only eighteen when he began pastoring his first church. He’s a gifted communicator of the Word—my favorite preacher—and now, he’s stepping away from his post at a church we dearly love.

  • The Right Kind of Strong

    Mary Kassian’s new book releases today! I love it. And I highly recommend it. I confess, it was uncomfortable at times, but it was well worth the pain. But mostly, I was cheering Mary on through the entire read. It felt like she was sitting across the table from my twenty-something Fierce self (a few decades ago) and giving me some much needed counsel on the “right kind of strong.” Even now, my fifty-something-year-old self is deeply encouraged and challenged by the truths she presents. Do you consider yourself a strong woman? Do you understand what true strength looks like on a woman? Mary challenged me with this paragraph: “Sadly, a woman…