I struggle with embarrassment about my biological lineage. While I was raised in a “good Christian home,” it’s been broken by mental illness and ended marriage. It's messy and complicated. It's brought a lot of heartache. And it's hard to talk about. Questions like,...read more
When you hear something enough times, you believe it's true. At 19 years old and 118 pounds, nothing rang truer than “you need to lose weight.” Not the fact that I was on a full-ride academic scholarship. Not the fact that I’d finally found community and friends who...read more
I lead Young Life College with Joell. Her magnetic personality invites students into an engaging environment where they can encounter the Lord. Joell’s vibrant smile and welcoming presence make it easy to label her as a “fun” person, but like all Enneagram 7s, there’s...read more
"I have found a desire within myself that no experience in this world can satisfy; the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world."
– C. S. Lewis –
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