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From Lament to Leaning on God

From Lament to Leaning on God

I’d like to introduce you to a girl named Self, “myself” to be more specific.  For so many years, Self has fought to put into words what she felt, the suffering she’s faced and the agony of shame that has weighed her down. You know how Pastor Jay refers to our...
Be “Swirly” to the Nations Around You

Be “Swirly” to the Nations Around You

Driving into the run down apartment complex in North Raleigh, I remind the boys that we are going to practice being “swirly” – a term Gaby and I have borrowed from a favorite children’s book that describes Lila’s, a TCK (third-culture kid), diverse...
No Longer Foreigners, But Fellow Citizens

No Longer Foreigners, But Fellow Citizens

I would like to invite you into the world of one of my friends and share her story with you. Please, would you get yourself a warm cup of tea, a fuzzy blanket, and sit down in the most comfy of chairs, because this story is not going to be an easy one. This story...