Faith + Me

Unsung Heroes: Being a Role Model Outside the Spotlight

I bet most of you have never heard about Jonathan slaying a giant in the Bible, yet here it is: “And there was a again a war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature, who had six fingers on each hand, and […]

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Learning to Trust God

This weekend we packed up and moved several loads from our rental home to our new home. As we packed, moved, loaded, and prepared, our dog Buddy was getting nervous. He kept watching us pack things up and walk out […]

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Love Covers All

A regular brouhaha erupted in the backyard. My three little ones, two six year olds and one seven year old, sounding like a 2 a.m. bar brawl. She isn’t sharing! He’s being mean to me! You’re not my friend anymore! Head throbbing and […]

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God-​​Shaped Prayers

Sometimes we pray as if prayer is the means of cajoling God into releasing His carefully hoarded riches. What makes prayer work the way God says it will work? How can we experience the power in prayer that Scripture promises? “Prayer is […]

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5 Strategies to Survive and Thrive Amidst Change

As a moderate control freak, I’m learning to trust God in the midst of change. The transformation began when two leg injuries within 10 days landed me in a wheelchair, unable to walk or drive. Prior to the injuries, my entire year’s calendar […]

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3 Ways Adoption Mirrors My Relationship with Christ

There are approximately 147 million orphans in the world today. I was one of those orphans until I was 18 months old and was adopted by my mom and dad. Being adopted and having a relationship with Christ has impacted me in so many […]

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