My husband and I started dating during the summer of 2002. I was freshly graduated from high school, and he was planning a return to college after a year in a Christian rock band. That first summer we dated was blanketed in sweetness. From the first date, I felt completely myself around him. Our conversations[…]
By Lifter Today Latest, Lifestyle Jan 26, 2018
By Lifter Today Latest, Lifestyle Jan 01, 2018
I’m by nature an achiever. I thrive on to-do lists, tasks accomplished, and an occasional pat on the back. About this time of year, I love setting new goals for myself—as a mom, a writer, a wife, and so on. However, I tend to be unrealistic, to do too much too soon. I’m that woman[…]
#4 The ‘S’ Word I really hate the ‘s’ word. Which word am I talking about? I’ll give you a hint: It’s not servanthood. Or sacrifice. No, no, it’s far worse than both of those. It’s SURRENDER. When I was 21, I felt like I was supposed to give up the dream I’d had since[…]
#3 – #FastFail Once, I decided to fast Cherry Coke. To be frank, this decision toed the line between treachery and madness. Why? Because I needed that Cherry Coke. (Yes, I sound like a drug addict, but hear me out). I had three tiny children at home, and each morning at 6am I would pound[…]
#2 – Mother Theresa vs. June Cleaver When you hear the phrase “servant’s heart,” what do you picture? A ‘50’s mom sacrificing her career for the sake of homemade pie and domestic bliss? A missionary living in dire conditions for the sake of the gospel? I picture Mother Theresa—down in the muck and mire of[…]
#1 – You’re So Vain You Probably Thought this Blog Was About You I’ve never considered myself a good candidate for ministry because, let’s be honest, ministry requires….(cue the dreaded, ominous crescendo)… A servant’s heart. And I have a – oh, how shall I say this? Not a servant’s heart. In fact, the phrase kind of gives me the creeps. Why? Well[…]
Hear Matt Maher‘s most embarrassing moment, funny stories about his kids, how he prepares for a concert and more on this edition of Lifter Today‘s Shotgun Interview!
Find out how The Walls Group prepares for shows, which artist they’d like to meet and more on this edition of the Lifter Today Shotgun Interview! Hear the full album right now on YouTube right here http://smarturl.it/LFTWGYT
The weather’s getting cooler and the days are getting shorter, which means I can finally give myself permission to snuggle up with a good book again! Here are some must-reads for Fall 2017… Whisper: How to Hear the Voice of God by Mark Batterson I was borderline obsessed with The Circle Maker (if you don’t[…]
Hear Brandon Heath‘s most embarrassing moment! Watch the Lifter Today interview right here!