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My Pregnant Belly

My Pregnant Belly

This is an edited version of a blog that was originally written during a hard season. It is something I return to from time-to-time and seems relevant as I journey through another difficult season. I pray that it will be a blessing to you. When my wife was nine months...

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From Fear to Faith

From Fear to Faith

Several years ago, we added a new element to our bedtime routine with our kids. Our kids would ask us to “pray for the storm.” Every. Night. It all started with a particularly bad thunderstorm. For the first few nights, we tried to reason with them. “Girls, there is...

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Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

My  wife and I both have difficulty making decisions–moving from thought to action. We think about making decisions. We talk about making decisions. But we find it hard to pull the trigger on decisions. What often makes us finally make a decision is when we become...

What Do You Do When You’re Sad?

“Everybody hurts. Everybody cries.” – R.E.M. We generally don’t need much convincing that this world is not the way it’s supposed to be. We encounter the brokenness of this world around every corner. We are over two years into a pandemic. The war in Ukraine is the...

Upcoming Resilient Faith Seminar

https://vimeo.com/687919771 We hope you can join us on Saturday April 2, from 9a-12p (in person or streaming online). More details about this conference can be found...

Christ-Centered Change

I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and share a little about what excites me about biblical counseling and my new role at Hope. While a Georgia native (Go DAWGS!), my family is moving to the Durham-Chapel Hill area from Dallas, TX. I am married to...

Why You Can Sleep in Peace Tonight

Monsters in the closet, the boogie man, and creepy crawly things under my bed—as a little girl, both real and imagined fears dominated my thinking at bedtime. Like many children, I was afraid of going to sleep in the dark. To combat these fears, I would pull the...