Wife and Mother First, Youth Minister Second: The Ups and Down of Life as a Married Youth Minister with Children

This past week, I had the opportunity to spend a day at a retreat center in northern Maryland, where I was able to do a little resting and recharging, as well as a lot of reflecting (and about an hour … Continue reading

Relinquishing Control: What Maternity Leave Is Teaching Me About Undue Pride

With the holidays quickly approaching, so are quite a few deadlines.  I have more than my fair share of Christmas parties to plan and implement at work.  My days in the office has been comprised of painting dozens of cardboard … Continue reading