Tag Archives: Faith

In the Spotlight: Podcasts That Encourage, Inform, and Inspire

In the Spotlight: Podcasts That Encourage, Inform, and Inspire

When Luke first introduced me to podcasts ten years ago, I was instantly hooked and couldn’t understand why the rest of the world wasn’t binge listening right alongside me. I would occasionally bring up a favorite podcast in conversation, only to be met with blank stares. Then Serial converted a nation of skeptics into podcast enthusiasts, and… Continue Reading

October Verse of the Month: Psalm 31:19

October Verse of the Month: Psalm 31:19

“But what if God doesn’t have the movie Bolt at His house in Heaven?” This was Charleston’s panicked question at dinner the other night. The tears welling up in his eyes were evidence of how deeply this concern had been weighing on him. His faith was in the balance; for Charleston, a God who couldn’t… Continue Reading

Evolving Thoughts on Change

Evolving Thoughts on Change

I was voted Most Conservative by my high school senior class. My staunchly Republican grandfather assumed this was a commentary on my political views, and he’d never been so proud. While I was indeed an outspoken Republican, the “Most Conservative” nomination likely had more to do with my aversion to swearing, alcohol,  and hallway make-out sessions than my… Continue Reading

Good Grief

Good Grief

“I know that God wants me to live a joyful life, so why is it so hard to access that joy?” The question was raised during a community group meeting several weeks ago, and before I knew what I was saying, my response had slipped from my mouth: “I think it might be because we… Continue Reading