On Edge: A Book Review

I’m excited to review another resource related to mental illness, one that adds another dimension to the collection of books I’ve recommended here. This one is written by a mental health professional with a passionate vision for seeing churches step into a proactive role in providing not only support and loving community, but much-needed access […]

12 Ideas for Making This a Good Year

Generally, I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. I figure any day of the year is a good day for starting a new habit, breaking an old one, or pursuing a better version of myself. And let’s face it, it’s hard enough to make one minor change in life; committing to a major overhaul, all at […]

What Are You Here for This Year?

Ready or not, 2017 is here. And with this fresh year comes an opportunity to think about what we’re doing with all that God has given us. Let’s pause and talk about stewardship. “Stewardship” does not seem like a very exciting word, especially because we tend to use it in boring ways, mainly when we’re […]

Churches: Take a Lesson from the Postal Service

Good news: for the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service, business is growing more stable. Bad news: the agency still lost $5.8 billion in fiscal 2016 and has lost at least $1 billion each year for 10 years in a row. Although the U.S. Postal Service is unique in many ways, it serves as a perfect example […]

10 Last-Minute Gift Ideas

As a service to all the people in my life, I’m taking the time to post my Christmas list here, in case anyone is looking for last-minute ideas. So check it out if you haven’t gotten me anything yet and you have several thousand extra dollars lying around! 1. A couple of nights for two […]

Enter to Win 3 Free Coaching Sessions!

I’m giving away three free coaching sessions to one person, chosen at random on December 24 (probably by the member of my family who is closest at hand) among people who email me and say they want to enter the drawing. This would be a great way to get a little support to move forward […]

How Will You Be Smaller This Christmas?

Burning with envy, I stared at that long dark hair as it fell over the plastic baby in the manger. It isn’t fair, I thought. I would make a great Mary. But there I was, once again clad in a white gown and sporting a battered pair of wings and a rickety halo made of […]

Video Post: Christmas and the Power of Belief

It’s Christmastime! And time for another new video post. Enjoy!

Guest Post: The Healing Power of Christ’s Humanity

As we launch into Advent and the Christmas season, I hope you’ll enjoy this post from my friend Ginger Kolbaba (See the end of this post to learn more about her and her books). Ginger is an experienced writer and editor who has made her mark on Christian media with various publications, including Marriage Partnership […]

Gift Idea: 50 Percent off Coaching!

Looking for a gift that will deepen, clarify, and embolden someone’s life? Take advantage of my holiday sale: 50 percent off coaching when you buy it for someone else! Offer expires 12/31/16. Contact me for details. Enjoy the season, Amy

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