Winter Break: What’s Really Important?

By the time you’re 18, you will have already spent 93% of the days you’ll have with your parents in your entire life time. That’s 6,570 days. Then you go to college, and at best, you’ll see your parents 80-440 days. Post-college, 380 days. So, what should Winter Break really be about? Netflix-binging or intentional time with the people you love?

The Real Work of Christmas

December 1 has arrived. Whether you’re like my husband who thinks it’s acceptable to begin listening to Christmas music in early November, or more like me who thinks it’s ridiculous to begin any Christmas shenanigans until the day after Thanksgiving, I think we can all agree that the arrival of December 1 means full on Christmas Craziness. […]

Lessons from the Wise Men

After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, in the time of King Herod, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem saying, “Where is the one who is born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”  When King Herod heard this he was alarmed, […]

God of the impossible 

I heard a story the other day about God radically intervening in a man’s life. His grandfather came to him and said, “God is chasing you. Invite Him into your problems.” What a simple yet profound statement. Too often, we allow our problems to be what keeps us apart from God. But what if we, […]

Single at Christmas

Tis the season to get engaged!  Fa la la la laaaaa la la la laaaaa. Being single during the holidays is always… special.  It seems like everywhere you turn there are couples canoodling. Each time you check facebook, there is a new “HE PUT A RING ON IT” status.  And to top it off, every […]