How Did It Feel to be Hungry?

“Why do you do this?” I asked her. We were walking through the front doors at church, on our way to our cars in the parking lot and the rest of Monday. We’d just set up the sanctuary with food to fill 80 summer hampers for families from the inner city schools in our community: […]

Want to Be a Bearer of Justice? Have your Feet Washed.

“True bearers of justice are people who have had their feet washed.” –Gwen McVicker I am blessed to have an extraordinary mother-in-law. Gwen is the woman God used to first crack open my heart for justice, right alongside the prophet Isaiah. I’ve had the privilege of writing a 40-day prayer journal with her, traveling with […]

Words, Morgan Freeman & Amnesty International

Sobering. True. So inspired. Where’s my pen?

All I want for Christmas is a brand new world.

In the past 24+ hours, it’s felt like Heaven has been downloading a story to my heart. Background music to this story is Chantal Kreviazuk’s “Invincible” and specifically the words: I’m not the same old girl, no. I want a brand new world. (Can you hear her just belting it out? Love that girl. But, […]

Why I'm with Lynne Hybels.

I read Lynne Hybels‘ column in Sojourners magazine yesterday and simply couldn’t agree more … Yes, together with her husband Bill they started Willow Creek Community Church in 1975 and she’s been active there ever since, but it’s her current role that really makes me perk up: Advocate for Global Engagement. I love what she is up […]