What's Your Story – Rayni

What's Your Story – Rayni

[Guest Post by Rayni Peavy] I’d never been afraid to fly. From the time I was a baby I’ve been flying on a regular basis. Even flying across the country a few months after 9/11 didn’t scare me because I trusted God with my life. 

What's Your Story – Ashley

What's Your Story – Ashley

[Guest Post by Ashley] I always had a close relationship with God, and felt I could always lean on Him. In high school, I got a job at a leather store in the mall. I was a trainer on the football team and fell head 

What's Your Story – Brittany

What's Your Story – Brittany

I want to introduce to Brittany Erbaugh. She was my first roommate ever! We met in San Antonio, TX because of a nine-month discipleship-training program, “Ambassador For Christ.” She was my roommate and classmate. Because of her influence, she made me watch all three of 

8 Year Blogiversary

8 Year Blogiversary

2012 marks a huge milestone in my writing career. It is my 8 year blogiversary. I began writing 8 years ago in 2004 before blogging was cool, hipster, and on WordPress. My first blog was called More Words Than Webster on blogspot. I had a 

Permission For Peace

Permission For Peace

Sometimes, you need to give yourself permission for peace.  I’m letting you know right now this post is going to rock your world. I may get vulgar and you might not like it. But that’s what we do when we transition. Isn’t it? We get 

Permission To Transition

Permission To Transition

Sometimes, you need to give yourself permission to transition. Why? Because no one else can do it for you. This past week has been the most amazing spiritual high ever and I feel I may never come down. It’s not an emotional high, but the 

Start A Singles Ministry

Start A Singles Ministry

Today, my post entitled Is Your Church A Safe Place For Singles went live on CATALYST blog. I talk about a favorite church, and how it encouraged me to lead regardless of my relationship status. Even though I am now married, I am encouraged myself 

Friendship Quotes

Friendship Quotes

Today my amazing husband Marc turns 29. If you recall, he wrote me a book on the 29 reasons why he loves Renee for my birthday in June. Since Marc is more of a private guy–I thought I’d return the favor by posting different 13 

My Confession

My Confession

If conviction follows intention, then confession must follow both. This is my confession. Before I chicken out; I am taking the rest of the year off from speaking and writing my fourth book. The past few years I have been furiously working, writing, researching, and 

I'm NOT Pregnant

I'm NOT Pregnant

I’m not pregnant. Now that I have your attention, I want to tell you a story. I am no Martin Luther King, but I had a dream that I was pregnant in a warehouse full of women about to give birth. We were all expectantly