Can You Keep Us on the Front Row?

Can You Keep Us on the Front Row?

It's amazing to be a front-row witness to God's power. Here's just one example of what we see:

She had heard me speak at a retreat, talking about our journey through Craig's porn addiction and my wrestle with control and surrender. She reached out to me on Facebook because she had a friend who was walking the same road and who needed some support. Would I be able to meet with her?

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Getting Through Grief (new video)

Getting Through Grief (new video)

Grief sucks and for the past 3 months we've been inundated with it. Since our mission is to live authentically in this community, we're simply inviting you into how we've been living out (the good ways and the not-so-good ways) this process of grief recently. 

Here are 3 lessons learned:

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Why the Church Must Be a No-Shame Zone

Why the Church Must Be a No-Shame Zone

This week, we're talking about being spontaneous, and yet, here is a post about the Church and porn. Well, that's spontaneous, right? I never know when my posts for Covenant Eyes will go live and I don't always share them here, but this is a post that Craig and I both feel so passionate about—Satan uses shame in incredibly powerful ways and it is time for the Church to fight against these schemes.

Church, rise up. RISE UP.

The sins we commit in the dark, in the secret places, those are the ones Satan hones in on, where he continually speaks lies under the heavy cloak, in the deep recesses of our hearts where we shut out Light. Where can we take these sins? To Jesus, for sure. But where do we find the community that helps us in the recovery of these sins?

If the Church is just another space that heaps more shame, the Church then becomes another tool of the enemy.

This cannot be so.

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How Running a Race is a lot like Marriage (You need cheerleaders!)

We are taking a quick break from our Give Grace series because, well, Jen ran a half-marathon today and had a lot of time to think about the parallels between running a race and marriage. (Um, uphill much?) Whether right now you feel like you're in a battle with a steep hill or you're coasting downhill or you're on the sidelines cheering, this video is for you. #PowerofCommunity #GetOutThere #YouReallyCanDoThis#GotYourBack #FindYourPeople

 

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