9 Lessons from our First Year of Marriage

On October 6, we will celebrate one year of marriage. So, naturally, we now feel confident handing out expert relationship advice! (Just kidding.) But in our first year of marriage, we have learned a few good lessons that we thought we’d pass along to you. Here are nine. 1. Finding and learning new rhythms is … Continue reading 9 Lessons from our First Year of Marriage

Ugly Confessions of A Pastor’s Wife

“Being a pastor’s wife is a great privilege – the privilege to stand alongside your husband and support him in this unique calling.” Why didn’t I feel this way? Why was one of the greatest challenges in our relationship my husband’s ministry? I love that Dale is a pastor, and I can see the evidence … Continue reading Ugly Confessions of A Pastor’s Wife

Afflicted But Not Crushed: My Experience With Depression

It was more than just the dark circles under my eyes. It was more than the multiple scares of nodding off behind the wheel at 2 o’clock in the afternoon. It was more than waking up in the morning feeling completely exhausted and telling myself to push through it. It was more than the weekly … Continue reading Afflicted But Not Crushed: My Experience With Depression

What Endurance Sports Taught Us About Marriage

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, we made the perhaps ill-advised decision to run in what is called a Spartan Beast race. This is a 13 mile race with 30 obstacles. The obstacles include scaling walls, crawling under barbed wire, carrying sandbags up a mountain, swinging across monkey bars, and many more physically demanding tasks. Oh, and … Continue reading What Endurance Sports Taught Us About Marriage

When Two Theologians Get Married, What You Get is a Blog.

This blog really springs from our genuine excitement to talk about theology and real life. Sometimes it seems like these two worlds are so far disconnected as if theology is just something really nerdy Christians care about but that rarely transfers to real life. But we love talking about the hard things of faith and how they impact our daily lives.