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Get Thee Behind Me Selfie

Get Thee Behind Me Selfie

A picture of ourselves, taken by ourselves. Oxford’s 2013 Word of the Year was “selfie”—a signal...
How Jesus Became Smart

How Jesus Became Smart

The eye-rolling preteen. I’ve been her.  It’s predictable that somewhere between 9-16 a child will lose...
When God is Your Job

When God is Your Job

One of the things we have to guard against as spiritual leaders is letting our relationship...
What God Wants For Us

What God Wants For Us

 I’m addicted to the pithy quotes that hammer us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and Pinterest....
How To Be a Mobilizer

How To Be a Mobilizer

{Flourish kicks off a new blog category called “ABC’s for Ministry Wives”. These words will represent...
Our Sorrow

Our Sorrow

“Sorrow has a large family.” Pain puts all humanity on equal footing. The young, old, rich,...
Do No Harm

Do No Harm

Can we remove particular political ideology from an equation long enough to address a serious challenge...
Leading From Authenticity

Leading From Authenticity

{Flourish kicks off a new blog category called “ABC’s for Ministry Wives”. These words will represent...
Dealing with Doubt

Dealing with Doubt

 It’s a part of life.       Even for the wife of a pastor. As a...
Portable Church

Portable Church

As I drove by the school our church met in, my son said to his friend,...
Remaining Unoffended

Remaining Unoffended

Ten years ago today unexpected, unwanted circumstances invaded my life. I became a widow and my...
Leading With a Purpose

Leading With a Purpose

Jenni Catron, the Executive Director for Cross Point Church in Nashville is a young, up-and-coming, dynamic...
Cover Him in Prayer

Cover Him in Prayer

We needed to make a decision. I felt I was right, but he would not listen...
The Emotions of Moving

The Emotions of Moving

The house is almost empty. Each space echoes our movements during the last hours of packing. Odds and...
It’s Cheesy But True

It’s Cheesy But True

Warning: This post is going to be painful. It will date me clearly as the 55-year-old...
New to a City

New to a City

a drastic move. surroundings of green rolling hills were replaced with the san francisco bay and...
Mastering Our Emotions

Mastering Our Emotions

One of my favorite quotes is from Flourish’s very own, Kathy Litton. She led a breakout...
Not a Competition

Not a Competition

I’m sitting here crying… black rivers running down my blush pink cheeks. It all started last...