Joy Beth Smith is a woman who GETS being single in the evangelical community. And she GETS the struggles of twenty-something and thirty-something life in general. She's a bridge-builder, and she writes with an apt poignancy. If you haven't read her book yet, I recommend it: Part Of One: Truth, Longing, and the Subtle Art of … Continue reading Article Share: “So God Hasn’t Given You The Desires Of Your Heart”
I think almost every expat I know--military, ministry, or otherwise--is struggling with burnout right now. So many people in my circles are contemplating a change of pace, whether that means a career shift, an extended visit home, or a relocation in the field. I know there are a lot of you on my friend list, … Continue reading Let Yourself Rest — A Note Especially To My Friends Serving Overseas
The incredible story of Keyera Williams: How My Childhood Led Me To Stripping I found this riveting and powerful--and it resonates with the real. Stories are so powerful. It's important to have deeply felt, honest windows into people's experiences. It lets you see people--and yourself--more fully. How often do we make assumptions about a person without looking … Continue reading Do you see a face, or do you see a story?