This last week has been shameful and heart-wrenching for our nation- maybe more specifically Charlottesville, Virginia. Although the outpouring of both love and hate has been immense, and at times downright vehement, I am compelled to write (to myself as much as anyone else!) a gentle reminder of[…]

Hey friends! We’re back from camp, I’m exhausted but ready to hit this fall with renewed energy (once I sleep for like 4 straight days… oh wait, I’m a mom…) I cannot wait to write about all God taught me this summer. I hope your summer was full[…]

Hello dear friends- I want to apologize for my extended silence. The fam is serving at Camp Barnabas this summer, as we always do, and I neglected to send you a “I’ll be back in September” sort of heads-up. I promise I’m not dead (though there are days[…]

I was honored to participate in a fantastic author Q&A with my good friend and fellow blogger Amber Blackburn. If you’d like to read more about the inception, motivation, and story behind writing Helicopter Mom, this is the post for you! Check it out here!

I am so pleased and blessed to bring Helicopter Mom to you this week! What an honor it has been for me to write this word and get it out to everyone. I encourage you to pick up a copy and pass it around. You can buy signed[…]

Sitting in church yesterday, our pastor was teaching out of Ephesians and he was towards the end of chapter 1 when Gabe nudged me saying, “That’s the verse I prayed over you during your affair with Gina.” (And yes, you read that previous sentence correctly, I had an[…]

I’ve noticed an interesting trend in my spiritual thought-life recently. It would seem that I live somewhat under the conviction that my last season of growth with God was better than my current one. I find myself looking back on myself from the previous season and feeling as[…]

Ugh! Confession time… I spend way too much time on my phone, especially in church. Sure I use it to email, call, attend meetings, text, read books, and do my daily devos… A good portion of my time is spent in ‘justifiable’ activities on it- even spiritual and[…]

Reblogged with permission of my amazing LIT sister Kate Redmon. Dear ones… THIS is a powerful testimony. I was blown away by what God has done in this woman’s life. Please take a minute or two and read! ~B   At 18, living alone in a new city,[…]

For those who live in southwest Missouri, we get to enjoy truly all four seasons of the year… sometimes in one day. I kid you not, this weather in this part of the country is downright bipolar at times. Case in point, we have a frost warning overnight[…]