Anxiety, the gospel, and potty training

Today is Day One of potty training for me and my son. He’s 3 and 1/2. He’s plenty ready, but I’m a nervous wreck. Why am I so anxious about potty training? I have 3 kids: a 3-and-1/2-year-old, a 2-year-old, and a 2-month-old. All are (obviously) in diapers. You’d think I’d be ecstatic about getting Continue reading Anxiety, the gospel, and potty training

Monday Reminders – the importance of prayer

So much emphasis is put on service, love, and community these days that we often forget about prayer. The importance of prayer is made evident through the example of Jesus Christ himself. Christ taught his followers how to pray in the sermon on the mount. (Matthew 6:5-15) He sacrificed sleep in order to spend time Continue reading Monday Reminders – the importance of prayer