Leading Ladies: Katharina Von Bora


Thousands of little (and sometimes big) children will dress up as princesses and superheroes to knock on doors and ask for candy tonight.  This blog is not about that.  It is about what we can learn from a nun who hid in a fish barrel and helped change the course of history. On October 31, […]

Lessons From the Early Voting Line

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Following church this past Sunday I went to early vote. Prior to getting to the polling location before it opened Sunday afternoon, I had spent weeks listening to candidate’s sides on issues and spent a couple of hours Saturday afternoon meticulously selecting my candidates. In an uncharacteristic move, I had all of the information stored […]

Making Idols out of Misters

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I think if we are honest, all of us at some point or another have put too much stock in human relationships. Why is this? As people, God created us to be worshipers – so whether it is a person or thing, there is temptation every day to replace God with idols. I can’t tell […]

Christmas on Purpose


Can you believe it?  The Christmas season is almost here!  Soon we will begin decorating our trees, wrapping our presents, and celebrating the birth of King Jesus.  (I can almost smell the pinecones and the peppermint right now!) As we celebrate Christmas, let’s remember that Jesus came to earth on a mission – to become […]

Spreading Fear or Spreading Ebola?

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For three weeks solid I watched news reports and read news stories about Ebola in my hometown of Dallas. I was worried for my family, who lives in this active Metro DFW area of 7 million people; and worried for healthcare workers in the Dallas-area, including my mom and aunt who work at hospitals in […]