Entering a Season of Transformation: Lessons from the Butterfly

“What you have done is put aside your old self with its past deeds and put on a new self, one that grows in knowledge as it is formed anew in the image of its Creator.”—Colossians 3:9b-10 These cocoons are everywhere right in Maryland. I don’t know about you, but the Lord has been showing me that we are entering a season of transformation – at least I am. My pastor even confirmed what the … [Read more...]

Video: Preaching at Hillendale Baptist Church

This past Sunday I was blessed to share with Hillendale Baptist Church in Dale City, VA. Pastor Gareth and I have known each other since we were children. His older sister and I are friends and met in elementary school. I used to sleep over their house and Gareth would play video games in their recreation room. Little did we know that God had his hand on our lives and would call us into Christian … [Read more...]

Friends & When Seasons Change

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity” – Proverbs 17:17 (NIV). Children's Church at Reid Chapel. This is the verse that describes my state of mind this week. This is the week I dread all year. It’s the anniversary of my marriage and the anniversary of my husband’s death. I do a lot of self-reflection around this time – about life, God, relationships and … [Read more...]