Kicking in the Barbie Dream House

December 1, 2016

IF Flower

The post below is an excerpt from Nothing to Prove (coming Jan 31st!). You can pre-order a signed copy here AND get a free NOTHING TO PROVE hand-stamped brass necklace if you order by December 10th. To grab a necklace, head here, fill out the form, and we’ll ship you a necklace and Christmas card.


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A Black Friday Surprise

November 25, 2016

I hope your Thanksgiving was full of life-giving conversation and really good food! I wish I was with each of you and could experience your family traditions. Maybe today you’re out shopping, or staying home and decorating for Christmas, or watching the new Gilmore Girls series (!!!). Whatever you’re up to today, I hope you’re enjoying some sweet time with family and friends.

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Seize the Moment: Conversation Starters

November 22, 2016

Seize the Moment Family Conversation Cards

Never have I been so thankful for a holiday. With the heaviness of important issues in the world and the Church, I think we are all just a little tired and in dire need of sweet potatoes, some football, our people–and a pause in the chaos to be grateful for the many blessings we do have.

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Nothing to Prove

November 3, 2016

Nothing to Prove

What do we all say when we’re asked the question, “How are you?”

We say, “Okay. Fine. Great.”

I have a secret for you: Nobody is okay, fine, great. But, goodness, we are all tired of trying to pretend we are.

We need a new way to live.

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I Believe in Us, Church

October 27, 2016

IF Gathering227

This week my dear friend, Jen, answered an important question in an internet article:

“Do you think a homosexual relationship could ever be holy?”

She responded, “I do.” And, not surprisingly my phone and inboxes started to blow up.

Many want me to issue a statement, because their local churches around the world have entrusted us with their women. Keep Reading...