Devotional

The One He Loves (by cody andras)

If you haven’t met Cody Andras, you need to. She’s a brilliant writer, a great listener, a deep thinker, an amazing friend and a lady completely devoted to following Jesus with all of her mind, soul and heart for all of her life. As a child, I knew three Bible stories: baby Jesus, baby Moses,…

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Borrowers

There is a great hope that lies at the finish line of our faith. Revelation 17:13 says, “They will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for He is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with Him are called and chosen and faithful.” So we fight alongside the…

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How I Got Here

I’ve made an attempt at blogging three times before. This time, I think it’s for real. I’ve recently begun a new chapter in my life, and this is a good place to start. With this new chapter, I want to cultivate several disciplines, one of which is expressing myself through writing. I don’t think I’m…

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You Are Welcome Here

It’s been a year since Gregg and I sat in our living room and asked the Lord to release us from our status quo life. We had no idea what that would mean for our family but we believed God would move if we stepped out of the way and let Him do His work….

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His Power is Made Perfect in Weakness

it feels like moving, but we are not moving to a new town. more accurately, it feels like it’s the end of high school and i’m going to college (since i stayed in the same town for that transition). and you should know i really, really loved high school. and i was very emotional about…

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Embarking on a New Adventure

It all started in Dallas when I studied Interrupted, by Jen Hatmaker. I have done many Bible studies in my life, but this one left a deep heaviness on my heart. This book challenged us to serve the poor and how Christians are neglecting this important Biblical act we are called to do. Jen was…

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Expectant

Jesus! That was the first word Pastor Curtis wanted to say at our first core group meeting for Bayou City Fellowship. It seems so long ago and just yesterday all at the same time. A couple of days before Curtis sent out the invitations to come and hear about his vision, Drew and I went…

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A Season of Change

This has been a summer of changes for me. The biggest and best of which has been the decision to join Bayou City Fellowship. Aside from the brief hiatus in college, I have attended the same church since birth. It is a phenomenal church. I learned to worship there. I learned scripture. I learned to…

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Napkins and Church Plants

I was looking through my own blog archives to find one certain post. It’s the one where I talk about a napkin. I know, it’s weird to write about a cheap piece of paper, but that is the kind of thing I do. Our journey with Bayou City Fellowship started well before we sat down…

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