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My Basket of Bread {and a foreword by my friend, Katie Davis}

Both in my back yard — a family in my community — and all across the globe, loss seems to prevail. Sometimes you catch yourself with the deceiving thought: who’s really winning, here? I have a little girl who pads down the stairs after bedtime. She can’t sleep. What if they come after me too, for my faith? she asks. And she…
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Oh, boy.

About a week ago it started. That feeling. The last time I remember having it this strong I was seventeen. We had been at the beach, then, when it all began to sink in. Back at home in Ohio was a bedroom full of loot — bedding and towels and crates and hangers and soap and shampoo to last me for a semester…
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That Blue Notebook {a call for the church to be one, not same}

I was introduced, early, to the way we Christians are. And I was a quick study. At seventeen, I was new to a relationship with God and along with this new way came a whole new set of people and conversations and ways of doing life. There were late night talks about Him at a coffee shop with friends and notes passed under…
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The Allure Out of Dullness

We’re unpacking the last of our boxes from our summer move and I’m still relishing the words of my friends in this space over the past six weeks. Broken stories rise up around us, near hourly, and the question that surfaces is almost as if it’s a drum beat: Who is God when we break? So we respond with what, at times,…
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Releasing in October 2014

Every Bitter Thing is Sweet: Tasting the Goodness of God in All Things (via Zondervan)

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