Ask any woman in society today how she’s doing, and most often she’ll respond, “Busy!” Forget “joyful,” “productive,” “blessed,” and so on. Career women, stay-at-home moms, college students, and senior adults are pulled in so many different directions that their first response is, “Busy.” I myself find the word rolling off my tongue as I […]

My Date with the Christian Bookstore

Due to the torrential downpours we’ve been experiencing as a result of Tropical Storm Fay, my husband and I have been trying to intersperse our evenings with quick errands or outings to curb our cabin fever. Last night, we went to our local Christian bookstore. I honestly don’t frequent Christian bookstores very often, normally opting […]

Risk-Takers or Risk-Makers?

Someone showed me some statistics this week that really frighten me. In fact, my heart has been burdened ever since these stats were brought to my attention. “Goals of Gen Next vs. Gen X”(Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey, Sept-Oct 2006 as seen in USA TODAY) Get Rich     Become Famous Help […]

What’s the Big Deal About Modesty?

Summer is almost here, and I am ready to hit the beach. I love relaxing on the sand with a good book as the cool waters lick my toes. However, the pleasant thoughts of summer on the beach are quickly overshadowed by one thing—bathing suits. Now I’m not going to get into a theological discussion […]

Silly Women

If you are breathing today, then you have probably been bombarded by the latest hype surrounding Dan Brown’s best-selling book, The Da Vinci Code. I read the book a few years ago when it first came out because a friend who was wrestling with the claims of Christ “dared” me to. Because I’m extremely competitive, […]

Will the Male Leadership Please Stand?

I’m sitting here as I type, wondering how in the world I, as a 25-year-old female research assistant, have any authority to admonish pastors and ministry leaders. But, when your pastor (and co-founder of 2ProphetU) asks you to do something, you say, “Yes, sir.” However, a conversation this afternoon in his office sparked this article, […]