Anything Project: Amanda Poole

July 30, 2015

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I am so excited for you to hear Amanda’s Anything story on the blog today. What a beautiful picture of what happens when we hand over our “Anything” to God. He writes dang good stories!  Share yours below or over at WhatisyourANYTHING.com  

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To quote Jennie, “I wish we were doing this face to face over a cup of coffee.” Sitting across the couch from me at my Keep Reading...

Leading Through the Culture Wars

July 22, 2015

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I want an excuse not to write this post… It’s summer and I want that to involve sno-cones and pools and my kids but this is burning in me. I get online and it feels like the pressure is building, like a balloon that may pop at any moment and it isn’t one complicated difficult thing, it’s so many difficult issues…

Racism.

Homosexuality and the Church.

ISIS and Muslims.

Planned Parenthood Videos. Keep Reading...

Your Story Is Not Small or Insignificant

July 15, 2015

Anything-A Holy Experience

A lot of you are in the middle of this study. Last I heard 16,000 of you! Crazy!

And I have heard from many of you- the stories, the fears, the breakthroughs are glorious.

One of the things I have heard is that you worry that your Anything isn’t big or significant.

UGH! We get God so backwards sometimes. And it is also so easy to let our eyes Keep Reading...

How to Not Miss the Perfect Love of Imperfect Dads

June 21, 2015

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There is a term you have heard… “Daddy Issues.” It certainly is a real thing. I have spent enough time with a lot of you and there is real sincere hurt from Dads in the world.

I’ve had some of those hurts.

Somewhere in my story… I believed I was not loved, I believed I was not measuring up, I believed I was not enough.

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Anything Study+Ann Voskamp

June 9, 2015

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I knew I had a deep soul sister in Ann Voskamp the first time we met. We were at a speaking training event with a host of incredible speakers. I was so nervous I couldn’t see straight, but I spoke what God had put in me to say, that we are called to not get sucked into the performance of Christianity, to the rat race, we must repent and Keep Reading...