Faith + Me

Breathing New Life into Your Time with God

“He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” —Psalm 23:2-3a With six kids, a husband, and a fulltime career, I don’t need another to-do. I’m guessing you don’t either. We […]

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Disappointing God

“I just don’t want to disappoint Jennifer.” This was my husband’s statement as we looked at the clock: 1:30 AM. Our daughter had just called to tell us that they were on their way to the hospital—her water had broken. […]

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Letting Go of the Dream

Have you ever wanted something so badly that you would have done anything to get it? A relationship, a job, that new home? I know there have been many times in my own life that I have settled for much […]

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Is Your Life Too Noisy?

As soon as I got in the car, I hit “play” only to find that there were no CDs loaded in my CD player. After a few minutes of silence, I started to flip through the radio stations. I didn’t […]

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Dealing with Pain: Finding Hope in God’s Word

The red digits on my alarm clock blazed 3:40 a.m. Nearly two hours had passed since I woke. “God, help me, please,” I moaned. “You created our bodies to need sleep, so please let me sleep.” Another hour passed. During […]

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The Absorbing Power of the Gospel

“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” —Proverbs 15:1 We live in a fallen world in which we daily experience the pain and destruction of sin. There is anger, back biting, disappointment, impatience, selfishness, […]

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