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We Are Better Together

August 25, 2014 8:00 AM

Are two heads really better than one? Does anything with two heads really resemble a monster? It all depends on how we look at it. English writer John Heywood actually coined "Two heads are better than one" in 1546....

Don’t Be a Victim of Your Intellect

April 3, 2014 8:00 AM

It wasn't until I began attending my new church that I realized much of my ministry life has been directed by my own ideas and capabilities and not by total reliance on God. I have always endeavored to "do...

5 Things I’ve Learned in Ministry

August 2, 2011 3:27 PM

Next month marks my one year anniversary of working in paid ministry. It's been a year full of joy, surprises, and challenges of all kinds. Here are five things I've learned in my rookie year: 1. If it was easy,...

I Was a Reverse Discriminator

June 29, 2011 3:49 PM

It would take a lot for me to change my mind about allowing men to be alone with my children. Seven years counseling women recovering from all kinds of horrors experienced at the hands of men, a season that coincided...


June 13, 2011 8:00 AM

As Christians, we live in a performance-based culture that measures success according to how much you can cram into your life. The more you do, the more you're doing, so to speak. This mentality has, by and large, infiltrated the...

My New Mantra

January 25, 2011 1:00 PM

When is the last time you acted on a dream that could fail? Six months ago, I made the switch from professional volunteer to paid church employee. Along with my bank account, something else changed too: my appetite for change....

Unintended Consequences

July 17, 2009 6:54 PM

One thing I've been discovering is the role of unintended consequences in my life. My husband, Leif, and I talk about this a lot. He tends to look at people and think that if someone chooses something, then it's their...


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