Portrait of a yawning baby girl on leather background

The Baby Room

The mom had gone to this church for years and somewhat knew the people in the room, but now it was different.

Now she had a baby.

Now she had this precious, fragile, beautiful little girl and she was anxious about leaving her with ‘strangers’.

She was incredibly nervous to leave her.

Her baby was only 2 months old.

The mom walked to the door

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Girl (8-9) praying, close-up

Dog Pile Prayer

The transition from preschool to elementary is a BIG one—especially at church. And it can be easy as a small group leader to start leading them like they've been in the world for more than 5 years—as if they know things like how to read, write, or do simple math. The reality is: they are sweet, but they are illiterate. (PS- this is why you'll see a

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Girl with a rose

The Bachelor

It seems like only a few weeks ago when I first met 25 beautiful young women all dolled up (most likely more for each other than anyone else) and desperate to stand out in a memorable way.

A few days before, I had met with others like myself who had been on this journey before, you know, to get advice, learn the ins and outs

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