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How to navigate the shame of losing a friend

How to navigate the shame of losing a friend

Could I have done something differently? What if I would have just kept my mouth shut and not shared my criticisms? Did I do something wrong? Why did she just stop answering my messages? Losing a friend, no matter the circumstance, can bring on feelings of shame. I...
A Friendship Coach in Your Corner

A Friendship Coach in Your Corner

A lot of people struggle to navigate friendship, but you don’t have to. With a Masters in Leadership from Denver Seminary and years of studying/teaching on gospel-centered friendship, I am offering coaching to help you create meaningful and lasting friendship....
How To Love Our Friends In Their Pain–a true story

How To Love Our Friends In Their Pain–a true story

Guest Post by Molly Huffman Growing up in church, I always heard that God loved me. I heard that He would provide for me. I can remember sitting there in the church balcony, tucked under Dad’s arm while Mom sat in the choir loft. I consumed little morsels of the...
Three memorable dinner party ideas post-quarantine

Three memorable dinner party ideas post-quarantine

As our friends and family come out of quarantine, even the simplest thirty-minute conversation on the porch has felt monumental. We usually have a revolving door of friends in our home because my family is full of extroverts and our mission field usually takes place...
Making a tough decision to protect your friendships

Making a tough decision to protect your friendships

{3 min. read} Sometimes to protect your relationships you have to say “no” to other ones. Last year, I took a step back from two godly communities I really cared for. As I tried to manage all these different communities, I found myself growing bitter when...
Ideas to Connect with Others Despite Social Distancing

Ideas to Connect with Others Despite Social Distancing

Our people need us now more than ever! Things have changed drastically for our communities within the last few days. Many of our favorite places to gather with friends and neighbors have shut down for our safety and our favorite weekly rhythms have been replaced with...
5 Binge-Worthy Audiobooks To Listen to Right Now

5 Binge-Worthy Audiobooks To Listen to Right Now

Is your library shut down like ours? As an avid book reader, I panicked just a tiny bit! But then I remembered I had so many resources at my fingertips: Free Little Libraries (find your nearest one by clicking) Borrow books from friends Amazon and of course AUDIOBOOKS...