My Baptism Anniversary

Dear Christian Sister, Today is an anniversary that I observe every year with prayer and gratitude. Eight years ago today, I was baptized. I waited a long time to be baptized. I grew up in a Christian home. Because of God’s grace and my parents faithfulness, I don’t remember a time when I didn’t know…

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God’s Character in the Oncology Unit

Dear Christian Sister, My first job out of nursing school was working night shift on an oncology floor. Oncology was not my first choice.  By the time I graduated, I had decided pediatrics was the specialty I wanted to pursue. Oncology wasn’t even on my radar. But when I got a phone call from the…

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Here’s What I’m Reading in 2020

Dear Christian Sister, Well, we are officially into February and 2020 is in full swing! I’m not one who typically makes new year resolutions, but in 2019, I did make a few goals for the year. One of these goals was to read 24 books, an average of 2 books per month. I ended up…

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Let’s Talk About Social Media

Dear Christian Sister, I started spring cleaning last week. Yes. I know it’s only January. But Christmas is over and I live in Southern California. It may as well be spring already! My list included purging my closet of clothing and emptying storage boxes, some of which held things I’ve been moving with me since…

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5 Christian Companies to Help You Check Off Your Christmas List

Dear Christian Sister, November is here and I’ve already started thinking about Christmas gifts. It seems like each year, the list of gifts gets bigger! It can be stressful, but I’m so thankful! Families are growing and relationships are being created. God has been so good to me! While I was creating a gifting budget…

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Kanye, Ananias, & the Church

Dear Christian Sisters, There has been a lot of talk in the last few days regarding Kanye West and his new album, “Jesus is King.” I am not going to make an argument about whether or not he is truly converted here. Rather, I want to address the church and talk about what our response…

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Hope In Christ

Dear Christian Sister, It was September, which, in my small Southern California hometown, meant that the fire & football seasons were in full swing. I was in fifth grade at Sespe Elementary. It was early. The valley was just beginning to glow in the first rays of sunrise. The air was cool, but warm enough…

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Don’t Follow Your Heart

Dear Christian Sister, The phrase, “follow your heart,” is one that has permeated our culture. Sometimes, we don’t even think twice about it. It is a phrase that we use to give advice to one another. We see it hailed as the most worthy pursuit in the posts of social media influencers. It comes up…

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The Government is Not Your Savior

Dear Christian Sister, A few days ago in the US, we celebrated Independence Day. So I thought this would be an appropriate time to talk briefly about government. What does the Bible say about government? We know from Scripture that God is the one who puts people in power. The Psalms tell us that God…

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Pray Without Ceasing

Dear Christian Sister, I am a big fan of country music. I grew up listening to the Judds, Garth Brooks, and George Strait. Now as an adult, my favorite songs are still from the 80s-90s. I love the storytelling, the sound of a fiddle and a steel guitar. One song that remains a favorite of…

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