Hunting for Jesus

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I’m on a bus headed back from prison. I went because my incredibly talented and graceful friend Melissa Greene has told me for years that I need to come and see the incredible and life-changing work of Timothy’s Gift. And you guys, there really aren’t enough words but I’m going to try anyway…but hear me say […]

When We Don’t Like The Name God Gives Us

Last May I went to Israel on a trip led by Bianca and Matt Olthoff and Mariners Church. I was so excited to walk where Jesus walked, visit the Holy sites, and to see the Bible come to life. I really hoped it would change the way I read the Bible {something that has always felt […]

Owning Our Gifts

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Hey. My name is Lindsey. That’s me crouched on the front left with the stripes surrounded by women I get to serve on the IF:Gathering leadership team. Many of them you probably recognize — they lead your bible studies, they takeover your twitter feed for the Olympics, Miss America and the Oscars {and make you cry laughing}, they write […]

Behold The Lamb of God

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Last weekend I took a group from our office, our IF:Terns and a few others, to Dallas to experience a few of my favorite Christmas traditions…my dad’s chili, the over-the-top Dallas Christmas lights, and Behold The Lamb of God. {If we had just thrown a Hallmark movie in, I would have been in Christmas heaven. I […]

IF Is Happening In Your Places

One of my favorite things about the IF:Gathering is how women have been inspired to lead in their places, in their homes, in their churches, in their communities, and in their cities. IF is being lead by women who live down the street, women who work down the hall, women who have raised their hands and said, […]

Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.

Wilfred A Peterson

Lean On Me

My friend Anne Marie Miller has a new book out. It’s called Lean On Me and it’s about something that’s important to me…forming intentional, vulnerable and consistent community. In the age of social media and revolving homes and jobs, a life-giving and truth-telling community can be hard to pin down. But I believe it’s worth the fight.  (The […]