Every day Advent

Violence. Hate. Anger. Injustice. From the election to our streets, these themes seem to prevail. Recently, I’ve been asked by people – What can I do? I feel a burden that there is so much wrong in the world, and that I need to do something. Protest? Start a campaign?...

Failure to Thrive

Our youngest son Jack, who is now almost 8 years old, suffered the first eight months of his life with colic and acid reflux.  Although he wasn’t severe enough to be considered “failure to thrive,” he was on the cusp.  He couldn’t keep anything down, and cried in pain...

A Changed Perspective

I read an article the other day that struck me to the core.  Its message touched the deepest part of my heart and put me in a state of gut-wrenching sobs.  Many of you may know the message, but even with my psychology degrees and time spent learning and teaching about...

I have proof!

Prior to coming to Desire Street Ministries, I worked in the corporate world and spent the past 7 years of that time pursuing a call to transform distressed neighborhoods. Although God gave me some amazing vehicles for that call, I found myself very impatient as the...

Can you hear it?

I recently returned from our annual ministry partner retreat at Wind River Ranch in Estes Park, CO where we invited our ministry partners and a few others to bring their families for a week of fellowship, fun and rest. A few months ago, I wrote about the purpose of...
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