The Hardest Thing About Being a Parent – Letting Go

When you first have children, everyone tells you that “they grow up so quickly,” and to enjoy the time. Holding a baby in your arms, after many sleepless nights and diaper changes,  you think to yourself, “Will this ever end?” And then somehow you find yourself sending your firstborn off to college, and those […]

By |September 16th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

If Everything is Allowed… is this good?

Freedom. We love it. We fight for it. We die for it. It is the best gift God has ever endowed upon humanity—free will. But is our free will truly free if we allow ourselves to do whatever we want? Let’s take a look at how this plays out culturally.

In the mindset of […]

By |August 30th, 2015|blog|2 Comments

Off to Africa—a timeless farewell moment

The foothills of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, was our drive today as we travelled to say farewell to young woman heeding the call to serve God in Africa. It seemed fitting that our GPS took us the long route: through rolling hills of tall, green grasses, tree-lined country roads dotted with classic red barns filled with […]

By |August 9th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Answering Nic: “Is God angry at me for causing me so much pain?”

As a storm raged over Wisconsin’s capital city last night, a little boy I know, who has been suffering from a variety of serious illnesses since he was a toddler, experienced a series of seizures. It was like the electricity in the air triggered these sudden attacks, leaving Nic and his mom holding each other […]

By |July 13th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

The Castaways — Young, Black Men

Like most of you, I’ve struggled to find meaning in the chaos of rioting among black communities of late for the murder of their boys. I know, as a mother, I’d be feeling the same hurt, anger and desperation. But what about the fathers? This is, perhaps, where the problem is rooted.

Back in 1954, […]

By |May 3rd, 2015|blog|0 Comments