Waking Up

Waking Up

in Hope, Life

If you’ve ever been through a deep loss, you know there’s a period of time that you move through life almost asleep. “Numb” might be the best word to describe…

Help Me with My Unbelief

Help Me with My Unbelief

in Faith, Hope, Life

Do you ever have moments where you seem to have a crisis of faith? Those moments where you just seem overwhelmed by doubt or discouragement? The times where you’re just…

It Doesn't Feel Like God

It Doesn’t Feel Like God

in Faith, Hope, Life

I’m discovering that most significant transformation in my life happened when something old fell apart. The pain of something old falling apart invites my heart to be more open to…

What the Church Can Learn From Instagram

What the Church Can Learn From Instagram

in Friends, Hope, Life

I read earlier this week that the social media platform, Instagram, is taking some pretty bold steps to create a healthier online community.  Their co-founder, Kevin Systrom, put it this…

"Polite" Indifference

“Polite” Indifference

in Hope, Life

If you know me, my personality is not the kind that likes to insert myself into places that I haven’t been invited. I’m never going to walk into a meeting…

Why God's Forgiveness Isn't Really Free

Why God’s Forgiveness Isn’t Really Free

in Faith, Hope

I’ve spent most of my adult life speaking and writing about God’s love and forgiveness.  I believe in it. With great joy, I spent years telling anyone who would listen…

Catch 'Em on the Bounce

Catch ‘Em on the Bounce

in Faith, Hope, Life

If you’ve been around me much at all in the past few years, you’ve probably heard me use the phrase, “Everyone needs a Bob.” When your world falls apart, and…

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