What It Truly Means To Be A Servant

What It Truly Means To Be A Servant

So, I totally stole this from my boss. But you know those good sermons or talks that are just so good it’s too good not to share?! Today, I wanted to share some of his wisdom with you guys. If you really enjoy today’s post you should definitely hop over to his blog & gain […]

I Found My Life When I Laid It Down (Part 3)

I Found My Life When I Laid It Down

This week I’ve been sharing with you my journal from my mission trip to Ensenada, Mexico. If you need to catch up, here’s: Part One Part Two Thursday, July 23rd Journal Entry Tomorrow we head back to the United States. Back to Atlanta. Back to our homes where we’ll have to deal with all the […]

I Found My Life When I Laid It Down (Part 2)

City of Children

If you missed Monday’s post, click here to catch up on my mission trip to Ensenada, Mexico.  Tuesday, July 21st Morning Prayer I’m trying not to count down the days until I leave. That’s a big temptation of mine this week. Plus it’s only Tuesday & I have a ways to go until Friday. I […]

I Found My Life When I Laid It Down (Part 1)

I Found My Life When I Laid it Down

Last week, I was in Mexico on a mission trip with my church/job to a home for orphaned children called The City of Children. I’m going to totally honest with you: I did not want to go. At all. The kids would ask me if I was going to go during sign up days & […]

5 Tips for Busy Cowards

5 Tips for Busy Cowards

Hello. My name is Lauren and I’m a busy coward. I consume my day, busy with so many things that have a tendency of being counterproductive. Are you going places…but not really getting anywhere? Is your time filled up with so many things but it seems like you’re not making any kind of progress? Do […]

5 Secrets About Confession

5 Secrets About Confession

There’s something remarkable about confession, but also something extremely scary & vulnerable about it. The very essence of the word means to pour out something you’d prefer to stay concealed, hidden, & never to be seen again. Confession is not an easy practice but it’s a necessary one, especially in our walk with God. Even to […]

Trying vs. Trusting

Trying vs. Trusting

I got my learner’s permit at age 15 and my driver’s license at age 16. I was a pretty good driver for a teenage girl. I was safe, defensive, & cautious. But it wasn’t until it was time for me to go to college that I drove on an actual interstate. I kid you not, […]

How To Tell If You’re A Complaining Israelite

Complaining Israelites

After hundreds of years in slavery, the Israelites are rescued by an unlikely hero fueled purely by the great  & mighty power of a God they thought had forsaken them long ago. Through plagues & miracles beyond their wildest imagination, they escaped the land they once knew as home towards a land promised to their […]

The Man, The White Van & Why I’m Still Here

The Man, The White Van, & Why I'm Still Here

8th grade was my first year of public school. The school I attended was downtown, so I had to take the school bus to and from school. I didn’t mind it. The first few months I was elated to ride the school bus because I believed it to be the cool kid thing to do.  I […]

GFG Jam List Vol. 3

GFG Jam List Vol. 3

It’s time for another GFG Jam List!! A lot of good music has come out lately from some of my favorite Christian artists. If you need to catch up on Volumes 1 & 2, here’s the links to those, but if you’re ready Vol. 3….trust me that you won’t be disappointed!! GFG Jam List Vol. 1 […]