10 minute routine that will change your life

The 10-Minute Routine that Will Change Your Life

“You look nice,” my husband said, across the dinner table. I looked up, surprised. “Yeah?” “Yeah,” he replied, more slowly this time, contemplatively. “I like what you did to your hair.” I smiled, the color rushing to my cheeks, and looked back down at my grilled salmon and greens. I didn’t think he would notice. I’m a low-maintenance girl when …

Friday Worship: Worthy is the Lamb

My voice was drowned by the thunderous roar of thousands of people filling the Q-Arena with praise. They were on their feet, hands raised to the rafters, voices singing at the top of their lungs the lyrics of the song: “And I hear the voice of all the angels sing: ‘Worthy is the Lamb!’” In that moment, I was overwhelmed …

The Kind of Love with no Strings Attached

Imagine a love with no strings attached. No expectations. No disappointments. No conditions. What would that look like? We get a glimpse of this kind of love during the most painful and unjust nights in history: the night Jesus was betrayed. It was a long-standing friendship–they went way back. Jesus had called him, hand picked him to be by his …

The Audacity of Grace in My Life, Part 2

Yesterday I shared with you the beginning of my faith walk and my surprising struggle with sin when I had considered myself a good Christian. Here’s the rest of the story. I had been the arrogant older brother in the prodigal son parable (Luke 15:11-32) and the pharisee looking down on the tax collector (Luke 18:9-14). I was humbled that …