small talk starters for introverts

The Introvert’s Guide to Conferencing, Part 2

Yesterday I shared my top 3 tips to conference like a superstar even if you’re an introvert. If you missed it, you can catch up here. Today, we’re moving on to the next 5 tips: 4. Clear Your Schedule for Arrival Before you even leave for the conference, block out the first few days after you’ll arrive home. No appointments. No …

The Introvert's Guide to Conferencing

The Introvert’s Guide to Conferencing, Part 1

Are you an introvert? Do you attend conferences? Or does the thought of being around so many people for so long make you break into a sweat? I get it. I’m an introvert, although you’d probably never guess it from seeing me interact with other people. The truth is that over the years of being a missionary kid, going to missions conferences, …

Racism and the Power of the Gospel

When I heard today’s Five Minute Friday prompt was fear, I wrote an entire post on a mother’s fears, prayers, and how God comforts us. But those aren’t the words I’m supposed to share with you today. I know this because even as I was editing a beautiful image with a sharable quote, the Spirit would give me no peace. This, …