#metoo and why it should matter to the church
culture, faith, family

#MeToo and Why it should matter to the church

When #metoo first popped up into my facebook feed, I decided not to comment. A quiet little #metoo isn’t going to change anything. Anyone who cares doesn’t need #metoo to not harass a woman. Those who don’t will roll their eyes and talk about how a little flirting isn’t harassment. But then I read this in response to a post:…

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Glory Song
faith, reviews

Matt Redman CD review and giveaway!

Update: Entries are closed for the giveaway, but you can still read the review and hear a sample song from the CD below! I recently had the opportunity to receive Matt Redman’s new album, Glory Song, in exchange for this review. One of my favorite songs we sing in church is by him, so I thought, “Yes! Of course I…

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evidence for the exodus
faith

Patterns of Evidence, Review and Giveaway!

Update! The giveaway is over (congratulations to the winner!), but if you are interested in the DVD, my review is below and there is a coupon at the bottom! Patterns of Evidence, Exodus is the culmination of Filmmaker Timothy Mahoney’s twelve year journey around the world to find the truth behind the Exodus story. Was it just a myth? Was…

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breaking ground on children's home
faith, Grief, Tiggy's House

Progress on Tiggy’s House!

It’s been a long, slow journey. Kind of like grief itself. But what was once a barren field in rural Nepal became a metaphor for the lifelessness I felt after losing a son. I can name off the events, but I still don’t know quite what insanity led a grieving family to attempt a task on this scale. None of…

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Seeing Ourselves in Wonder Woman Movie
culture, faith

Seeing Ourselves in the New Wonder Woman Movie

Wonder Woman is not my thing. She never has been. Not the comic books. Not the old television show. And certainly not the old cartoon. When my high school history teacher teased the girls for apparent daydreaming, he accused us of flying around in our invisible jets and that is about the closest connection I ever had to the Amazon…

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