A Christian Mom, Her Sexual Addiction, and Forgiveness
Sin and the unbelievable redemption of Jesus

Sexual addiction doesn’t always have the face you think it will.

I was speaking at a large women’s leaders conference in Texas. In the middle of worship, I suddenly found a woman weeping uncontrollably in my arms. I escorted her out of the room, holding her ...

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The Very Important Difference Between Conflict and Fighting
Why fighting is destructive but conflict is encouraged
The Very Important Difference Between Conflict and Fighting

I’ve shared with you in past blog posts that my husband, Mike, and I are very, very different. Early in our marriage, these differences created a lot of tensions. There were days when I wondered if we could make it with such divergent views on everything from money ...

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The Nature of Loving Leadership
How leaders should show the love of God
The Nature of Loving Leadership

There is a lot of talk today about God’s love and what it looks like. The nature of God’s love is important for every one of us to grasp, but it's particularly critical for leaders. By leaders, I’m not just referring to teachers and pastors but also ...

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Sex the Second Time Around
Building sexual intimacy in a second marriage
Sex the Second Time Around

For anyone going into a second marriage, it’s wise to view sexual intimacy as a place where God can redeem your past. Whether you’ve lost your first marriage to death or divorce, the fear of being intimately close again can be overwhelming. Guilt, mistrust, or ...

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Sexual Pleasure Isn't Shameful
You should enjoy the gift of sexual expression with your spouse.
Sexual Pleasure Isn't Shameful

God cares about your sex life. It may seem weird to see the words God and sex in the same sentence. Sometimes when I teach women on this topic, they have a visceral reaction to the concept of God knowing about their sex life. Psalm 139 tells us that God is always with us. ...

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Your Marriage Should Be Fun
Marriage isn’t a project to build; it’s a gift to enjoy.
Your Marriage Should Be Fun

Someone once asked my husband, Mike, “What’s it like being married to a psychologist?” Mike answered, “It’s great. I get to sleep with my therapist.”

In all seriousness, there are some very frustrating things about having a wife who is ...

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Cheeseburgers and Christian Music: What You Consume Matters
The similarities between your physical and spiritual habits
Cheeseburgers and Christian Music: What You Consume Matters

For a long time, I’ve written Christian things off as “cheesy.” Having grown up in the church and a Christian school, I felt like I was on a secret mission to show the world you can be cool and a Christian. I don’t want to wear a WWJD bracelet, I’m ...

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Why Is the Church Behind in Talking About Sexuality?
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