5 Truths We Need to Trust

We're praying for our girls to find their identity in Christ this quarter. One of the moms asked me how I define identity from a biblical perspective. I told her what I've always told my daughter, that our true identity is who God says we are. But here's the thing, I know how large the gap can be between KNOWING what God says about who we are and BELIEVING what God says about who we are. One of my favorite passages about our identity and our place in the Lord is Isaiah 43. Last week I ... [Read More]

Looking at Ourselves through the True Lens

Last week I had to get my headshots updated. Can I tell you how much I *hate* doing that? All I can see in photos of myself is chipmunk cheeks and the way my stomach pooches out so I look a little bit pregnant {which I assure you I am not!}. Scott was doing the photos and all I could think was, "Keep your stomach sucked in, girlfriend!" Later that night as he began showing me the 200ish photos he'd taken, all I could see was my too big nose and not flat tummy. Every flaw seemed magnified by ... [Read More]

In Him: 10 Truths from Colossians

In Christ ... We have redemption.  He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. Colossians 1:13-14 All things were created. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. Colossians 1:16 Everything holds together. And he is before all things, ... [Read More]