A Lament for School Safety

A Lament for School Safety

I want you to join me in a lament. A crying out that helps us take our anger and sense of injustice to God and call him to act. To step in where things are not the way they should be. We lament that, since Columbine, more than 150,000 students attending 170 schools in...
Afraid of My Own Beauty

Afraid of My Own Beauty

We’ve spent the last four weeks in the H.E.R. series, where we’ve looked at the ways we treat and think about women in our world. It is very important to us that Pulpit Rock Church be a safe place for people to tell their stories. Here is one of those stories. I was...
On Sexual Assault and Salvation

On Sexual Assault and Salvation

We’ve spent the last three week in the H.E.R. series, where we’ve looked at the ways we treat and think about women in our world. It is very important to us that Pulpit Rock Church be a safe place for people to tell their stories. Here is one of those...
If a 17-year-old in 2018 wrote the Psalms…

If a 17-year-old in 2018 wrote the Psalms…

This past Sunday our Student Ministry concluded a five week series in Psalms. To close out the series, we asked our students to write their own Psalm in their words, using their language. Some wrote their Psalm. Some sketched their Psalm. But ultimately, they were...
Gather and Remember

Gather and Remember

Pictures, music, journals and post-it notes are my close companions. My home and classroom are covered in pictures to remind me that I am loved and never alone. Most songs I hear are associated with a memory or a person or a season. And I write to remember who God is...
A Cultural Reckoning

A Cultural Reckoning

Sometimes the church speaks into the culture, and other times the culture calls out to the church. I believe right now our nation is seeing a reckoning. The #metoo movement has caused us to step back and stake stock of our culture. A culture where men have held the...