The Hallway

If you’ve had a child in our Kids Ministry for any length of time, your side of it likely looks like lollipop sugar highs and incomprehensible fractions of Bible stories. Our side looks like specifically scheduled rotations in each service, each rotation designed for...

An Abundance of Kindness for an Abundance of Controversy

“I’ve got to stop using my husband as my illustrations,” I thought to myself immediately before I used my husband as my illustration. He recently had a birthday and is one of those people that says they want nothing for their birthday, nor do they want to do anything...

Mistakes Included

So, I married a man whose nickname is, “Mr. Nice Guy.” His other nicknames include, “Golden Boy” and “Goldie”. Early in our relationship, I actually hated it because I do not have the story to have ended up with “Mr. Nice Guy.” He’s the kind of person who eats...

For When You’re Falling

I grew up with two Siberian Huskies: Shadow and Bandit. We had a huge backyard, so they normally stayed outside, fenced in. I’ve heard from other couples and learned personally that there are normally two very different kinds of people, and they marry each other. The...

You’re a Whole King’s Kid

I’ve noticed a new habit in people. We have a tendency to blame all bad things that happen in this year on the year 2020. I can see bad things in January 2021 being blamed on residual 2020. I’m sure it will go down in textbooks as one of the most infamous years in...