PINK says what many of us are afraid to – the tie between God and the song, What about us?

The true meaning behind Pink’s new song, What about us? has become quite the topic of discussion. The first time I heard the song, it resonated with me, but I wasn’t exactly sure why. Johnny McDaid, one of the co-writers, said in an interview with Billboard, “sometimes when you're writing a song you don't know what … Continue reading PINK says what many of us are afraid to – the tie between God and the song, What about us?

Identifying Spiritual Abuse – Anger, Sadness and Learning to Trust again

As much as physical, mental and verbal abuse are worthy of conversation, spiritual abuse has earned a well-deserved seat at the table. Spiritual abuse has quietly lurked in the background of religion for centuries, yet many have stayed quiet. Although things seem to be shifting as more people are finding the courage to come forward … Continue reading Identifying Spiritual Abuse – Anger, Sadness and Learning to Trust again

Why many are leaving the mega church – it might not be a bad thing

Some of you seeing this title may already be up in arms, because you looooove your church. You love your pastor, your small groups, the kid’s ministry and the community you have built. I get it. And I love that you love it. Let me clarify that I am not devaluing your church encounters or … Continue reading Why many are leaving the mega church – it might not be a bad thing

Being friends with someone of different beliefs

A reader reached out (love it when ya'll email) sharing their struggle of trying to be friends with people of different beliefs. Which sparks the question: is it really possible (as a Christian) to be friends, even close friends, with someone of different beliefs? Well, instead of a full blown theological response (which I promise … Continue reading Being friends with someone of different beliefs

The brave friend – who you need when life gets hard

I’m taking a deep breath and am going to be real with you. This is a hard topic for me. Over the course of a failed marriage, church falling outs, parenting issues, career changes and a whole gamut of unexpected life obstacles, I’ve tasted the joy and healing of healthy friendships – I’ve equally swallowed … Continue reading The brave friend – who you need when life gets hard