When Ruins Sing...

Where my faith and creativity collide! A freedom freelancer, prayerful painter and clarion for Christ.

How Do You Define Kingdom Culture? (Diverse Not Divided; Unique We Stand United)

In light of the racial turmoil in our country, I wanted to share a video that is a beautiful reminder of the opportunity we have before us, as The Church, to stand united, yet unique, diverse, yet not divided! We stand shoulder to shoulder, facing outward, to love and serve a lost, lonely and hurting world, not facing inward in […]

Fascinating Fingernails: Meaningful Differences 

Years ago while sitting at one of our local little league parks, I got the privilege of people watching some of the finest. I am not a huge sports fan, but I am most definitely a people fan. People fascinate me. I am a question asker by nature with my head on a swivel. So, when my eyes locked in […]

GENTalks Episode 14: Stop and Smell the Wildflowers

Click Here for GENTalks Podcast Show notes Episode 14 GENTalks: Stop and Smell the Wildflowers   Beginning today with a huge shout out for local singer/songwriter and author, Deanna Wood, who wrote and sings the song “No More Secrets” for the community site, http://www.ourcityonahill.net. Below are links to the full song, as well as Deanna’s testimony, as shared with Our […]

GENTalks Episode 6: Collaboration Over Competition

GENTalks Episode 6: Collaboration Over Competition This week Kaitlin and Katie continue Cross-generational bridge building, as they talk about the benefits of collaboration over competition. They share collaborative adventures they have been a part of and encourage listeners to link up, shoulder-to-shoulder, with co-laborers in their cities and communities. #bettertogether Some of the writers, inspirations and sites referenced: http://goinswriter.com/blog/ http://sweetteallc.co/podcast/ (Kirsten […]

(Week 15) Running With The Giants: Half Marathon Day

Running With The Giants #GiantsSeries Sometimes, a message is so significant to where you are in life,  it must be immortalized on the BLOG! When I am internalizing a WORD,  it helps me to rewrite my notes as I digest.  I pray this nourishes you as well; it would have been selfish of me not to share! Discipline in a […]

My Day 8 of 500 Words-#BetterTogether: Resting on Ready

Am I ready at all times? Ready for what? Can I live ready and at rest simultaneously? “Ready living” sounds a little like living discontent or anxious, and if “ready living” means that, then we are anticipating disappointment or disaster. I do not define “ready living” like that.  I define “ready living” as “dependent on God living.” “Ready living” is […]

City Group Spring 2015-Highlands (Word Picture April 28, 2015)

 Amazing God-Amazing Grace-Amazing Moments-Amazing Students-Amazing Leaders!  Needless to say I am : #STAYINGAMAZED and we are #BETTERTOGETHER Looking forward to what God is going to continue to do in and through the next generation of BOLD AND FEARLESS Christ-Followers! #TheBestIsYetToCome

City Group: SOW WHAT?

  What do we sow? As I witness my home fill up with the next generation, I am overwhelmed by what God is doing!  I have the simple blessing of simply opening my home BUT watching the “Twenty-somethings” love and lead the high school and middle school students in our city leaves me a weepy mess!  After the closing prayer, I […]