Saturday, December 3, 2022

When power dynamics impact relationships

Power does funny things to relationships. It changes the dynamics of how relationships form and grow and become. When I met my first friend in...

Caring for God’s creation

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Earlier this winter over coffee at Wendy’s in Hillsboro, Kansas, I fielded a question from one of the Ebenfeld MB Church farmers crowded around...

Labels

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Everyone has that drawer in their kitchen, or maybe yours is in the office. Mine is typically full of batteries, scotch tape and pens,...

An invitation to understand racism

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“Away with the noise of your songs! I will not listen to the music of your harps. But let justice roll on like a...

Living with too many choices

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Many of us battle “mind games”—thoughts of worry, anxiety, regret, insecurity, decision-making paralysis and fear that keep looping in our minds. While these mind...

God with us

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I spent a good chunk of last year worrying about all the ways I would encounter a snake while exploring the National Park system...

Restraint

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After more than 12 years of service overseas as a pioneer missionary, I made the transition back to North America. In the midst of...

On the road to recovery

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I will never forget the first time I shared in an accountability group for pornography addiction. I was ashamed and nervous, had a dash...