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GENTalks Episode 24: The Blank Canvas of Marriage (Part 1)

Click here for iTunes link to GENTalks Podcast   A blank canvas is a beautiful metaphor for marriage. Different mediums, colors, textures etc… come together building something new, one brushstroke at a time.  Mess-ups happen along the way but new brushstrokes come in to make masterpieces out of those messes.   New beginnings are always […]

GENTalks Episode 20: The Messy Middle

Click Here: GENTalks Episode 20: The Messy Middle in iTunes Due to technical difficulties, episode 20 is being published AFTER Episode 21, although recorded before. This is just part of taking the journey before the people! (see Deut. 10:11) In true GENTalks spontaneous and improv fashion, Kaitlin and Katie have a conversation about “the messy […]

GENTalks Episode 19: Christian Comparison

Click here for iTunes Podcast link: GENTalks Episode 19: Christian Comparison Kaitlin and Katie discuss Christian Comparison.  Comparison is the thief of contentment and joy and when it crosses over to our faith walk, the enemy of our soul celebrates, while the heart of God breaks. The enemy’s mission has been and will always be, […]

Jesus Is Missing

Jesus Is Missing: Losing the Messiah in the midst of Religious Tradition “His parents didn’t miss HIM at first.”(Lk.2:43) If Jesus’ went “missing” with HIS own parents in the midst of all the hubbub of their  religious tradition and celebration, is it possible we might MISS JESUS in the midst of religious tradition too? Ticked […]

GENTalks Episode 16: When God Shows Up

Click Here: Link to Podcast Kaitlin and Katie dive in quickly today sharing some of their “God Winks” through the years. They share the comforting ways God has shown up during the death of loved ones and the unexpected ways He has surprised them on any given ordinary day. They had a hard time holding […]

GENTalks Episode 11: HE Trumps Me

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gentalks-episode-11-he-trumps/id1169472298?i=1000380550895&mt=2 Join in Katie and Kaitlin’s conversation about the many ways GOD’s plans trump their own plans every time! The heartbeat behind each of these conversations is to encourage, share each other’s joy and pain and inspire others to connect with the generations around them. We are #bettertogether! Sift out the gold; go to the […]

I Have A Dream

I am the C0-founder (with another Katie Taylor🙂 of a local online community, Ourcityonahill.net, and I hope you will check out the site to see the heartbeat behind it. In a nutshell, the heartbeat is unity in Christ! We got the site up and running in 2015 with the mission and vision of: Vision statement: “To […]

(Week 32) Bama Bound: Let’s Hear It For the Boys

Story Behind the Painting: This watercolor elephant is a graduation present for a friend’s son.  I asked her what I could possibly paint that a freshman boy might actually hang in his dorm and an elephant was the safest, school appropriate bet. Although the title gives it away, the elephant is intended to as well. […]

(Week 18) The Art of Mothering

**Take a moment to watch the video below-A beautiful example of “The Art of Mothering” lived out! Davidson Farms, A home for Girls-Coming 2017 YouTube **Please also take the time to listen to Jamie Ivey’s Podcast below, celebrating motherhood! She interviews 4 mothers with very different stories but each leaving you encouraged and empowered to […]

“Becoming Like a Child” by Katie Taylor

**I am sharing a blog post by one of my dear friends, Katie Taylor, thefirstdayofspring.net. She and I Co-founded a “city-site” after #Catalyst2014, ourcityonahill.net in an effort to bring our take-aways home with us.  The goal was to connect the bright spots of Christ in our community and bring out the “God Colors” in our areas […]