If the Internet is Making You Tired…

September 1, 2015

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The last few months have been a mess of kids and sunscreen and laundry and dishes and in all of it… I forgot.

I forgot my soul.

My littles were up early and my bigs were up late and there weren’t schedules or quiet minutes or any space untouched by the lives of 4 kids, BUT then they went to school.

I dropped them off. I SHOWERED?! (A Keep Reading...

What IF God moved through us?

August 24, 2015

Last year, we had the opportunity to join together in prayer for our communities and our world. As a result of this, we have seen God on the move through the lives of the women we get to work with and minister to through IF:Gathering. On September 14, we have the chance to gather together again and seek the LORD on our knees because we know that He will be found when we pray. None of what we’re seeing happen Keep Reading...

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

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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...