When Heather's childhood was shattered by tragedy, her "simple" mission to love others suddenly became much more complicated.
In Love With Another Man
You might think this could be the happily-ever-after at the end of the story, but real life doesn’t work out that way. Instead, our life together that had begun down the aisle of “I do” began to swiftly trot towards the pathway of “I told you so”...
82 Days: A Message From One Mother to Her Daughter Before She Walks the Aisle
by Kathy Johnston Randi’s blog last week got me thinking about some numbers in my own life. At 18 I married my high school sweetheart, Russ Ulrich, the father of my 3 boys. We were married 16 1⁄2 years when he died. I was a single mom for 2 years before I married my husband Jonathan Johnston. I’ve been married to Jonathan for 21 1⁄2 years. Total years married years is 38. I have 7 beautiful grandchildren! By the time Sophie gets married in August, she will be 19 and I will have had children living in my house for 38 years. But there’s a big change coming because in 82 days my youngest child, Sophie, will be married to Evan Tucker. CLICK ON PHOTO TO KEEP READING...
Encountering God, Fully Known
Fully known. And loved. There are times when this is incredibly hard to believe. Because I know myself. And I am deeply flawed.
One Mission, Many Ways
My mom, who passed away from cancer a few years ago, was probably the pinnacle example for discipleship in my life. She worked over 20 years at a small, family-run...
I AM… Jealous
“None of your business!!” My dad was my 8th grade basketball coach, and I once believed nothing could break his concentration from those ten players running up and down that squeaky court. Turns out, some junior high boys yelling from the bleachers for his daughter’s phone number could.
I AM… Love
Ok, ladies. I’m about to ruffle some feathers. Now don’t be alarmed, I promise to play nice. But something has been nagging at my heart for months now, and it’s high time I stop trying to push it down, and address it for what it is.
I AM… Loving
Tamra kicks off our new series on who GOD says that He is...
On Mission in the Church: a Word for the Ungifted
For many years, whenever I heard the words “spiritual gifts”, my heart would sink… For it seemed to me that I had none.
Women: Can’t Live Without ‘Em
by Randi Peck Sometimes, I don’t like women. Women are complicated. They are often sensitive and sometimes dramatic. Women are easily offended. Hard to please. Quick to...