All I Want for Christmas »

All I Want for Christmas… from Back2Back Ministries on Vimeo.

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Living in the Overflow »

It’s busy this time of year. As we scramble to make last minute gift purchases, travel plans and menus for holiday meals, I sometimes find myself wanting this season to be over.

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Christmas Around the World »

Hark Now hear The angels sing A King Was born today And man will live For evermore Because Of Christmas day Mary’s boy child Jesus Christ Was born On Christmas Day This, this is Christmas. Jesus was born so we can live forevermore. Hear the angels sing. Hear the children sing as we celebrate the […]

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The Cost of Comfort »

The older I get, the more seemingly comfortable I am with my safe, insulated faith. I think something happens to us as we get older and experience more life. The more life we live, the more we’ve been bruised and banged up. Just last week, I was in a car accident. It was snowing hard […]

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Building a Family Identity »

‘If you can’t share it, you can’t have it.’ This is one of our family mottos and I only have to start the first two words when my kids chime in together to finish it.

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The Gift »

We had run into Target for a birthday card and gallon of milk. It was the weekend after Thanksgiving and I was determined to get in and out quickly to avoid the chaos of Christmas shopping. I attempted to quickly maneuver my cart past the toy section.

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Cultivating Gratitude »

Ever since our kids were little, we’ve put them to bed asking two questions, “Who did you see being kind today?”

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IKEA Is On To Something »

Have you seen the new IKEA Christmas commercial? If not, check it out and have some Kleenex ready. Kids are asked to write two letters – one to Santa and one to their parents.

Brother’s Keeper »

Next month marks five years since our firstborn girl broke into the world on a quiet December evening, turning our lives upside down in the best way possible.

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My Wake Up Call »

Recently, I was in Haiti visiting one of Back2Back’s ministry sites. While I was there, I knew I was balancing many agendas.

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