Making a Difference


Hamster on a wheel. Those are the words that came to mind as I awoke to the jarring sound of the alarm clock. I rolled over, trying to get my […]


My dear brothers and sisters, how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if you favor some people over others? {James 2:1 NLT} I don’t […]


I was walking through a back alley in Old Delhi, India. Electric wire twisted and turned above me like jungle vines while street vendors stood in dark corners, trying to […]

Loving Our Neighbors -

You might have noticed that on Wednesdays, we talk a lot about new (in)courage products here on the Marketplace. We want to make sure you’re the first to know about […]


I’ve heard the whispers. The rumblings. The women who pull me aside to share with shy and embarrassed eyes this worry that what you do doesn’t count because you do […]


A few years ago, in a couple of different conversations, my friend Lisa told me about a book she was reading. The title? Dying Well. Lisa had stage IV breast […]


I was seventeen years old the day I wrote the poem. I remember that day well. It was one of those impressionable days, the kind that engrave themselves kindly inside […]


Experienced parents will tell you, if they are wise, that you learn as much as your children when you parent.┬áMy older son taught me something when he was three that […]