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Ministry Advice (From the Summer Intern)

  Yesterday was the last day of my summer internship. I was sad as I said goodbye to the pastor, secretary, the kids, and some of their parents. It's hard to believe that I will not be seeing them on a regular basis. They've come to mean so much to me. I LOVED my summer. I have gotten… Continue reading Ministry Advice (From the Summer Intern)

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The Two of Us (Book Review)

A huge THANK YOU to Bethany House Publishing and NetGalley for the electronic ARC of this book! Y'all are awesome!!   The Two of Us by Victoria Bylin is a Christian contemporary romance. The description, according to GoodReads is as follows: "After two broken engagements, nurse practitioner Mia Robinson is done with dating. From now… Continue reading The Two of Us (Book Review)

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Freshman, listen up. (Advice I wished I had listened to my First year at a Christian University)

It's crazy to think my summer is almost over. In a little less than a month, I will be starting my senior year of college, and in less than a year, I will have the degree I have been working hard the past four years for. As I've talked about on my blog before, going… Continue reading Freshman, listen up. (Advice I wished I had listened to my First year at a Christian University)

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Loving Those You Don’t Understand

"Teacher, what is the greatest Commandment?" And he said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend… Continue reading Loving Those You Don’t Understand

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Having a Quiet Time (a practical guide)

Growing up in church, I have heard it my whole life: "You should read your Bible everyday!" and "You should pray everyday!" Even though they told us what to do, they never really explained how to do it. I read my Bible sometimes, but I didn't know what it meant to have a 'quiet time' every… Continue reading Having a Quiet Time (a practical guide)

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In My Weakness

A little over five months ago, before starting my spring semester, I accepted a summer internship at a local church working with youth. The job description was simple: form relationships with students and tell them about Jesus. And they were paying me--my first real 'job' in ministry, how cool is that? The spring semester flew by… Continue reading In My Weakness