As a child, I never got to play the Virgin Mary in our church Christmas pageant. Yep, I always played an angel in the chorus, never the starring role of Baby Jesus' adoring mom. My inability to land the part seemed more than mere coincidence when I hit a wall in my late twenties called "infertility". As thankful as I was for Jesus giving up heaven to hang out with us on earth - to save us from our steaming pile of sin - I was less than thankful for Christmas' focus on the vir
Infertility. Broken relationships. A scary diagnosis. A new career move or move to a new home. I hope you'll view this post through the lens of whatever uncertainty you're facing right now, friend. One of my tweets this week drew fire from an apparent atheist. You can read the exchange with my new friend, Steven, below: So is Steven right? Does inviting people to trust God create irresponsible sluggards? If so, such sluggards have sorely misinterpreted what it means to trust.