The Night Before Good Friday

It was Thursday, April 18, 2019. The night before Good Friday. Like most Thursday nights, QHOP was hosting an Awakening service. It was a time of worship, teaching, and prayer for revival. I was sitting at a little art table with my journals and coloring books, like I usually do....

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Lent

February is a hard month for me. It marks the anniversary of the death of my first son. For whatever reason, that heartbreak returns profoundly each February, as though my body remembers. I spent most of February escaping my mind through social media. To be honest, the more I think...

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God, Will You Love Me?

It was a Friday night. Winter 2017. I was visiting QHOP with a group of girls for a mini-conference. My friend Angela was giving a message. I sat on the floor of the prayer room, trying to listen. Midway through her sermon, I was struck with a panic attack. My...

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Praise for Life

Humans are really good at producing death. When we try to fix the world’s problems, the solutions we engineer typically result in death. Our solution to suffering is euthanasia. Our solution to international conflict is war. Our solution to depression is drugs and/or suicide. Our solution to unwanted children is...

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