Why I Love Just Lead!

I LOVE Jenni’s heart and passion for cultivating women leaders.  I met Jenni Catron several years ago when I started attending Cross Point Church. Back in those days Pete Wilson was still welcoming everyone to the church with hand-written letters. My letter directed me to connect with the church’s executive director, Jenni Catron. And connect […]

Oh Great God, Give Us Rest


I am in an especially crazy season of life. We are just six weeks into 2013 and I have already traveled to Raleigh, Dhaka, and Bend {with two more trips on the horizon next week}. I have attended two conferences and sat in countless coffees, meetings and conference calls.  My sweet 90 year old grandmother […]

The Third Side


You know the old adages… There are two sides to every coin. There are always two sides to every story. At some point between adolescence and adulthood, these ‘truths’ because so engrained in each of us that we often neglect to see the error in their simplicity.  Quips that were created hope of advancing our […]

Best Of…Bangladesh

It’s 5:10 AM on Friday (Istanbul Standard Time) and the FH Bloggers are all cozied up in the Istanbul airport, enjoying our 9 hour layover in this place that is a bridge between where we have been and where we are going. Surfing the internet, sipping on lattes, indulging in crossaints and hazelnut spread. {Did […]

Bangladeshi Savings Groups

Today was our third day to visit communities in Bangladesh. We had amazing day in another sweeper community outside of Dhaka. We visited with some families that are affected by FH’s work. Here’s a post I wrote for the Catalyst blog on the savings groups that we’ve seen impacting each community. PS – I just got […]

Unglued Giveaway

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A couple of months ago, I blogged about Lysa TerKeurst’s book Unglued. Oh, I’ve been unglued. I am not proud to admit it, but it’s true. I’ve been unglued. I’ve been unhinged. And I’ve been unable to keep my crazy under wraps. There was the time in middle school when two teenage boys were bullying […]

Counting Down the Days Til Bangladesh

Bangladesh Countdown

In 8 short days, the #fhbloggers will meet in Los Angeles to begin our LONG trip across the world to Bangladesh where we will spend a handful of days visiting Food for the Hungry’s staff and work there. {We had a Skype call with the team yesterday and covered all the details. You know…to dos […]