I LOVE to throw a party. And, I’m pretty good at it. It comes naturally, but it also comes because I’ve watched my mom do it. She’s a natural hostess.
Mac’s Speed Shop. I love that place. Some of my fondest memories are of being with my family at Mac’s when I was home visiting, when I lived overseas. It
A few weeks ago, I found myself experiencing the life of extreme poverty and the life of extreme affluence in Charlotte… in just a matter of hours. 12 hours to
In John Ortberg’s book, Love Beyond Reason, there is an entire chapter devoted to the danger of envy. He likens it to a cancer. Envy starts when we begin comparing
He uses uncomfortable situations, such as an anxiety-driven sorority rush, to connect us with people that He knows we need.
As a freshman at Carolina (Go Heels!), I was surrounded by friends from high school and new friends in my dorm. My college roommate was (and is) one of my
He uses our heartbreak, hurting and pain to create an intimacy with Him where He shows us the world through His eyes. Our hearts learn to break for what breaks His.
Recently, I spent a week with a senior leader from my team, traveling through Europe. We spent a lot of time in meetings, but also on planes, trains and in
About a year and a half ago, I felt the Lord really putting on my heart that he wanted me to learn more about Him. More than what I was
God teaches me things. Then, what typically happens is……I forget (or ignore) what He’s taught me. And then…..He has to reteach me. (Sometimes it hurts more the second time…why don’t
Leena laughs at you when you ask her what her plans are (for the day, for the week, for ServeTrust). In one of my many question-peppering conversations while on the
I spent more than a decade working in international development. In those years, I learned how to help in the developing country context…. and, what can be destructive. Essentially…. in