10 Ways to Make Easter a Big Deal for Your Kids This Year

Easter will be a little different this year. Or a lot different, am I right? #quarantine Over the past few years, I’ve been convicted about how we usually spend months planning and preparing and counting down for Christmas, and Easter so often doesn’t seem to get the same kind of investment or attention from us. … More 10 Ways to Make Easter a Big Deal for Your Kids This Year

When You Move to a Place Where You Don’t Know Anyone

We’ve lived in Lubbock a little over a year now. We’ve hit all our “first” milestones, with holidays and routines and experiencing all of the seasons. We’ve added a baby. We’ve found a church home. We’ve settled into our normal, and we’re so happy and blessed where we’re at. I have had a few people … More When You Move to a Place Where You Don’t Know Anyone

What Our Family’s “Life Revamp” Has Looked Like

I’d been feeling it for a while. We had gotten complacent. We weren’t very involved or serving in our church body yet. Our weekends were empty or filled based on whatever whims we had. We hadn’t been very intentional with one another or our kids for a little while. We were spending more evenings staring … More What Our Family’s “Life Revamp” Has Looked Like

First Comes Love – A Practical Guide to Courtship Part 2

I am the poster child for all things “godly relationship.” I read all the books, did all the right things, had the approval of everyone in my life, and married the first guy I was ever in a relationship with. But honestly, inside I felt like I was floundering and had no idea what I … More First Comes Love – A Practical Guide to Courtship Part 2

First Comes Love – A Practical Guide to Courtship Part 1

If there’s a book on an alternative way to do dating, I’ve probably read it. But if you asked me what I got out of those books, I doubt I could give you a very great answer. Most of them seemed vague and impractical, idealistic of virginity, often legalistic, and full of don’ts. Don’t call … More First Comes Love – A Practical Guide to Courtship Part 1