Dear Christians, we need to do better…

Over the last few weeks, some annual lists came out that have me heartbroken, frustrated, and more than a little angry. One of my goals on this blog and social media is to advocate for religious freedom. I truly understand that not everyone is going to believe as I do. But as a Christian (according … Continue reading Dear Christians, we need to do better…

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I am not ashamed…

Growing up in an active Christian community in Wisconsin was a blessing.  In the Midwest it wasn't cool to be a Christian. You either were or you weren't, there was little, if any, middle ground or grey area. I don't remember ever being picked on or ostracized for my faith, but there was something dependable in knowing … Continue reading I am not ashamed…

Women of Acts: Series Introduction

One of my passions over the last twenty-five years has been studying and teaching the women of the Bible. Did you know there are 180 women named in the Bible and 200+ other women referred to as someone’s wife, daughter, etc.? I have had the privilege of speaking to women's groups and Bible studies, as well as … Continue reading Women of Acts: Series Introduction

Pain and Stress Management

When people learn about my crazy medical history, which includes major pain issues and chronic flare-ups, the next question is usually: How do you manage the pain and the stress it causes? Stress management is a global concern in our fast-paced twenty-first century lives. Due to my health, I had to learn techniques to manage … Continue reading Pain and Stress Management