"WRITTEN ON HIS HAND"

When I walked into a recording studio for the first time in 2011 with a single song, I had no idea that I had just taken a step that would change my life. I was so inspired by having…

"YOUR VOICE IS YOUR INSTRUMENT"

Yesterday as I was choosing worship songs for our upcoming Sunday service, I came across the song “All Heaven Declares” by Noel & Tricia Richards (© 1987), inspired by Psalm 19:1. It stirred a memory in me, one that was…

MY SCARIEST MOMENT OF 2015, AND THE POWER OF PRAYER

One Friday evening in the spring of 2015, my husband and I attended an author friend’s book launch in a cozy local coffee shop. It had been a long week and I was fatigued, but it was important for me…

MY GREATEST BLESSINGS (AND CHALLENGES) OF 2015

Wow! 2015 has been truly memorable, as I close in on nearly three years of full-time music and writing ministry! God has been so good as He has opened doors to new, sometimes unexpected opportunities, and closed doors that…

TOP TEN FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS ALBUMS

What can be more glorious and joyful than music created to celebrate the birth of Jesus? I have listened to a lot of Christmas albums over the years, and as talented and entertaining mainstream artists can be, I personally believe…

BE CAREFUL WHERE YOU LAY YOUR EGGS

The butterfly cycle starts with the laying of eggs by an adult butterfly. Depending on the species of butterfly, one, two, or a cluster of eggs is laid. Most typically, eggs are deposited on the underside of new leaves so…

UNFURLING GOD'S GLORY IN OUR LIVES

The most spectacular moment in the life cycle of the butterfly is when the butterfly emerges from its cocoon, unfurls its wings, and is ready to fly. And this is just the beginning of its journey!


 
Similarly, there are times…

INTRODUCING BENEATH THAT STAR ILLUSTRATOR SARAH E. NICKEL

As God’s glory is revealed through His unfolding purposes and plans for our respective lives, He calls us to encourage and uplift others in their gifting too. As someone who has worked with children, youth, and young adults for 20…