I Am Not the Light

I’ve always wanted to be a star – to shine – to be known. I dream great dreams.  I want to accomplish great things.  It seems it’s who I am. Others have affirmed this too.  I’ve been told, “You were born to shine.” “You will change the world.” But my heartfelt dreams and these well-intentioned […]

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#LentChallenge

The new year comes roaring in and before I know it all my well-intentioned plans are sidelined.  As February begins I wonder what happened to my commitment to breathe deeper, to revel in scripture more, to Sabbath well and sit with God more frequently.  It happens E V E R Y year. For the last […]

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2015 Coaching Group Dates Announced!

Some of my best leadership development has occurred in the context of a small group of peers who find themselves wrestling with the challenges of daily life as a high capacity leader. That’s why I believe in the power of coaching groups for intensive leadership development. I’m excited to announce that we’re accepting applications for […]

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New Every Morning… and Every New year

Well, it’s the New Year. Ideally I would be giving five suggestions for how to best leverage your leadership or three keys to growing as a leader this year. Most years by the time January 1st rolls around I’ve written out my key goals for the year and planned out the entire calendar. But for […]

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Monday Inspiration

UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED ————————————————————- I’m just wrapping up Shelene Bryan’s book Love, Skip, Jump: Start Living the Adventure of Yes Since I made my recent jump, I’m quite interested in hearing how others have jumped too. Shelene’s book is equally convicting and inspiring. Here are a couple of quotes I enjoyed: “An attitude […]

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We Have a Savior

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED: Congrats to @Umcpastorgina who was the randomly selected winner. —————————————————————- I’ve been playing Christmas music for about a week already.  The more of it I play, the more festive I’m feeling! For the next several weeks I have some Christmas music to give away! We’ll start with the new Christmas album […]

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Hillsong Cornerstone

Ever since I was a little girl I have loved devouring music.  Whether it was Disco Duck on LP, Sha Na Na on cassette or Boyz II Men on CD (don’t judge – you listened to some crazy stuff too!), I would lock myself in my bedroom and play that record until I memorized all […]

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Summer at Cross Point

We’re having a great Summer at Cross Point! Our summer line-up includes some great speakers, powerful messages and great summer treats. We also have people serving literally around the world. A team left for Honduras today Another team leaves for the Dominican Republic this Tuesday And the rest of us can serve throughout the greater […]

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My Ugly Running Face

The first two miles are always the worst.  It doesn’t matter how conditioned I am or how well I’m rested.  My body screams and fights back with every step I take at the beginning of a run.  Throw in some additional factors like extreme temperatures, high wind or unruly hills and things get even more […]

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Monday Morning Mini-Series – Staff Value #5

Our staff value mini-series continues today… Cross Point Staff Value #5 Own It – we are serious about understanding our passion and purpose and living that out everyday.  Galatians 6:4-5 One of my greatest joys as a ministry leader is seeing the unique and diverse blend of people that God has brought to Cross Point.  […]

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