Poisons into medicine

The hand of God is so strong, and His wisdom is so admirable, that He turns to our profit and advantage not only the evils which are caused by cross events, or by the world, but those which we commit ourselves, and that seem to be contrary to our salvation, even those wins which we…

Book Review: Women of the Word by Jen Wilkin

I’ve spent over a decade serving young women in various ministries: college and youth small groups, biblical counseling, missions, and church-wide women’s Bible studies. During that time, as I have observed the Bible study habits of hundreds of women and evaluated my own experience, I’ve learned that women have a propensity to look to others…

Doubts multiplied and grace doubled

Seemingly unanswered prayer requests, the feeling that those I aim to care for are actually against me, doubts and fears creeping quickly into my mind, decisions about what to pursue in the new year…sometimes it’s all just too much. And then my doubt multiplies into guilt as I sense myself pulling away from the Lord,…

How should churches minister to singles?

Over the years I have read a plethora of articles, books, and blog posts on the topic of singleness. I have also studied a great deal about marriage. And as a 37-year-old never-married woman, I have a decent amount of experience walking through the various seasons of singleness. Perspectives change, expectations adjust, and youthful dreams…