A Maid of Honor Speech

A Maid of Honor Speech

One of my best friends, my baby sister Jennifer, got married last night to my new brother Christian! Congrats to the Florys! I had the privilege of serving as her maid of honor. After months of work, one of my final opportunities was a speech to toast the new couple...

How ISIS Reveals What We REALLY Believe

The events, stories, and commentary surrounding the most recent ISIS attacks have bombarded us over the last week and have been overwhelming. I have struggled (like so many others) to know the biblical way to respond in thoughts, words, and actions....

8 Things God Taught Me In Seattle….

Last Tuesday marked exactly two years since I moved across the country and started my new life in Seattle. Anniversaries have a way of making us reminisce. It obviously came up in my time with the Lord and I spent some time journaling a few specific things that he...

by this, all people will know…

…that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” Those are the words of Jesus in John 13:35. They come after Christ has given a “new command” of loving one another, just as He has loved them. I had just been listening to a sermon...

just “like” Him…?

I was just on Facebook and saw the following: I had an immediate reaction to it: Is that really all it takes? Is that really all to which He calls us? Jesus loves us, so our responsibility is to “like” Him on Facebook? That makes sense…(please note...