Gradient Week 6

I am a daughter of the Most High God. He loves me explicitly and loves everything about me. When He looks at me, He only sees the child He loves and all of the plans He has for my future. He doesn't see my past... but, I do. Other people do. For many of us, once this thought enters it creates a dichotomy in our reality and we're back to the barren wasteland.

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Gradient Week 5

In the waiting room of seasons, we are the ones spending our time looking out the window at the beautiful blue sky while reflecting on God's goodness instead of constantly checking our watches in order to count the second-hand movement tick by tick. Shifting your focus onto all of the ways God is blessing you, large and small, keeps you focused on the goodness and faithfulness of your Father. It is this faithfulness that carries you through each “to.”

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Gradient Week 1

You can never do anything to jeopardize your role as His daughter. Ever. Period. This is your identity. This is your amazing truth. When someone asks you to define what or who you are, you can simply and honestly say you are a child of God.

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My Coffee Run

Small acts of kindness can speak volumes about God's boundless and unconditional love, especially when they come in moments of real need. It's incredible to me to know that God used a turkey sandwich and some bananas to speak into this young man's life.

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What's Next, God?

When you're in bondage in an area of your life, freedom can feel overwhelmingly impossible.
We're conditioned that success equals hard work, and so it seems counterintuitive that slaying our giants would simply require giving it to Him and resting. And while it's simple, it's not always easy.

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Grace Kids VBS 2017: Campfire Stories

Last week, Grace Church turned into a campsite with trees and tents and campfires. We welcomed 72 children and 36 helpers who camped with her for the week. Together we danced, wrote music, sang songs, made crafts, played games, and ate scrumptious snacks. We listened to stories about Moses, Daniel, David, and Jesus. Most importantly, we learned God loves them and that they are characters in His amazing grace story.

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