Upside Down, not Trickle-Down

I’m sitting in my local Starbucks as I type this reflection. I can hear “The Little Drummer Boy” over the grinding of coffee beans as I take a sip from my tall red cup covered in cartoon Christmas lights. It doesn’t say “Merry Christmas.” It doesn’t even say “Happy Holidays.” And we Christians are freaking … Continue reading Upside Down, not Trickle-Down

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Election 2016 – We can’t just suck out the poison.

Well, that happened. Donald Trump was elected to be our next president. Some of my friends and family are celebrating, while others are resisting with all they've got. Some still don't believe it, and others are terrified. Twentysixteen was a weird one. After taking a few days to process, listen, and pray, I've come to the … Continue reading Election 2016 – We can’t just suck out the poison.

Rom-Coms are Perverting How We Think About Love

I have a confession. The other day, I watched porn. Or at least it felt that way. But I’m a pastor, and my husband was home. Who does that? Or who admits it on the internet? Pornography is the depiction of acts in a sensational manner meant to arouse a quick intense emotional reaction. The … Continue reading Rom-Coms are Perverting How We Think About Love