the dangerous definition of love

Everyone wants to be loved. And most people want to love others in return. But do we truly know what love is? Today, my friend Katherine Henson is here sharing a guest post about love. Below, she so eloquently delves into the deep divide between God’s love and culture’s misshapen version of it. I’ve been married for […]

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real life justice

Justice isn’t a warrior. It’s not a King riding in on a white horse fighting the bad guys and saving the day. My kids love knights and dragons. I’m not sure how that happened or when it exactly occurred, but they are totally into it. For Halloween, my five-year-old insisted on being a knight, and […]

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believe

What do we believe? Like, what do we really believe? I think I believe a lot of good things about God. But sometimes I wonder — where did these good things come from? Have I formed my view of who God is based on my circumstances? My culture? Do I hold a set of beliefs […]

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my word for 2015

I watched the streets littered with paper confetti, the last bits of celebration swept into piles, destined for giant trash bins. The lingering partiers stumbled home and staff got to work tearing down the barricades. Just an hour before, rosy-cheeked crowds had gathered to sing and kiss and ring in the new year. The excitement wears […]

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when there are no words

I like to consider myself a bit of a wordsmith. (If not beautifully curated and strung together, at least my words are…plentiful.) I have words to fill every gap. Every silence. I have words for every emotion, every situation, every problem, every solution. Until I don’t. Sometimes, there are no words. Where does it leave […]

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