How Much Sweeter the Taste

How Much Sweeter the Taste

As I moved closer to the dusty, swinging doors, my mind was unwaveringly set on one thing: food. At the time, I was working at a Christian summer camp, getting up early, going to bed late, and doing a couple hundred tasks in between. The work was difficult, and I...
Mercy Through Our “Gates” of FBP

Mercy Through Our “Gates” of FBP

Merciful Gates A few years back, my husband and I had the privilege to tour the country of Israel. The name of our tour was “Up to Jerusalem,” and if you’re anything like me, I didn’t realize Jerusalem is in fact UP from other areas across Israel. On our last full...
Pray For Your Children

Pray For Your Children

 A Moment of Reflection: As I walk through the hallways of a local high school, my heart breaks as I listen to the conversations that are taking place among young people. These discussions involve profanity, gender identity, inappropriate comments directed...
Authentic Thankfulness

Authentic Thankfulness

I found myself in an interesting spot a few months ago.  I was tasked with explaining the meaning of the following verse to a group of children at our church: “In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”   I Thessalonians...