Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The world's worst blogger title goes to ….

…. Me!!! I'm absolutely sure :)

I don't know why I have such a huge problem getting over here to write, but I totally do. To those of you who are new today, visiting from Sarah Travis's wonderful blog, I apologize for the lack of fresh content. I hope you'll enjoy some of my older posts.

To those of you who have been encouraging me to write more - I have a list (almost) as long as my arm. With all sorts of lovely ideas. I promise to start soon.

I'm so thankful for the promise of this verse from Lamentations 3:23:

Great is His faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.

It's really easy for me to start feeling like this blog is a bit of a failure! I don't post nearly as often as I'd like, it's a bit scattered in terms of focus and I feel like I just never measure up compared to the bigger, more professional blogs. So I tend to neglect it. I'm very thankful for the many encouraging words and prompt the Lord sends that inspire me to just start back up and keep going.

Here's a bit of a recap of what's been going on in the last couple months:
- I wrote and published my first Bible study! My friend Marie Bubilo and I have been leading a wonderful group through the study on Facebook and it's been amazing. Click here to check it out.
- I'm in pre-release mode for a 2nd study - "Stripped: Exploring the Essential Nature of Jesus Through His Own Words." The new study will be available in April.
- I have two more studies in the works, both designed for kids and their parents to complete together. Working titles for both are "Super Heroes of the Bible" and "Super Girls of the Bible." Both will be available in May, just in time for Mother's Day!
- I facilitated an IF:Local gathering at our church here in New Jersey. It was amazing in so many ways that I'm still unpacking. In the coming weeks, I'm going to start a new blog series called "unpacking IF" where I share the many lessons I've learned with you all.

Also, in December, I was accepted into the M.Div. program at Princeton Theological Seminary … and … I traveled to California!