UNdoing Hatred

Everywhere I turn these days people seem to be perturbed, to be brimming over with anger, to be teetering on the edge of hatred. On the gridlocked roads. In crowded football stadiums. On the interwebs. We rage. We incite. We defend. And we all have our excuses about why our latest outrage is justifiable. WE […]

Looking Back at IF:Gathering

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Last weekend I gathered with 1,200 women in Austin, Texas, and more than 40,000 online for the first IF:Gathering. Truth be told, both attendees and organizers weren’t quite sure what to expect. The vision to “gather, equip, and unleash the next generation of women to live out their purpose” was clear but everything else was […]

Up On The Watershed

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Up on the watershed, standing at the fork in the road, you can stand there and agonize till your agony’s your heaviest load. You’ll never fly as the crow flies, get used to a country mile. When you’re learning to face the path at your pace, every choice is worth your while. Well, there’s always retrospect to light […]

What IF We Could All Gather As One?

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Hey guys. I’m guest posting on (in)courage today about Jennie Allen, the If:Gathering and the idea that we might all gather as one. Hope you’ll go check it out. I met Jennie Allen for the first time in the spring of 2011. It was my final week serving as the Director of Communications at Thomas Nelson and […]

Taking The “Hmmm” Out of What To Get Him

I have a couple of dudes on my Christmas list. You know? Dad. Brother-in-law. And I always struggle with what to get them. I usually find a cool, soft t-shirt to replace the ratty ones that have hung on a few years too long. Or something for the bar. Liquor. A decanter. Wine glasses. You […]