Not What You Think: An interview with Lauren Green McAfee

Not What You Think: An interview with Lauren Green McAfee

If you keep up with cultural trends and statistics, you may be aware that a rising number of young adults raised in the church are now leaving the church and that new converts in the millennial demographic are fewer than ever. As a woman passionate about mentoring younger generations and as a mom of teens, this statistic is very concerning to me.

Beautiful Reconciliation: An interview with Scotia Moore

Beautiful Reconciliation: An interview with Scotia Moore

My absolute favorite stories are God stories. You know, those moments when He without question shows up in our circumstance, offering evidence of His presence with grace, peace, hope, and comfort. If we…

Faith and Finances: An Interview with CPA Julie Hardell

Faith and Finances: An Interview with CPA Julie Hardell

Meet my friend, Julie Hardell. We share a deep love for many things—our church and serving there, the ocean, a circle of girlfriends we’ve shared for more years than either of us prefer to admit, and the birthday month of March. One of my favorite memories with Julie is of us chasing dolphins on paddle boards in the ocean. But there is one thing we do not share and that is Julie’s gorgeous head for numbers.

Loving the Vulnerable: An Interview with Carisa Wilsie

Loving the Vulnerable: An Interview with Carisa Wilsie

In February, on the Council Road Women blog we are chatting about several different ways we can show love. Of course we talk about the love that naturally come to mind, like our spouse, but we are also looking at ways to show love to some of the most vulnerable around us. When I think of loving the vulnerable, my friend, Carisa Wilsie immediately comes to mind.

Beautiful Mission: An Interview with Makenzie Magnus

Beautiful Mission: An Interview with Makenzie Magnus

Many churches across our nation set aside one Sunday in November to bring awareness to the world orphan crisis. Orphan Sunday was this past week, so I sat down with our Minister of Missions, Makenzie Magnus, to discuss innovative ways Oklahomans can care for families connected to foster care and adoption.

Beautiful Mission: An Interview With Kendra Crabtree

Beautiful Mission: An Interview With Kendra Crabtree

One of the things I love most about our church is the emphasis that every member is on mission, both across the globe and right in our own backyards. Each Sunday in October we have been exposed to…

Beautiful Remission: An Interview with Suzy Biggs

Beautiful Remission: An Interview with Suzy Biggs

My absolute favorite stories are God stories. You know, those moments when He without question shows up in our circumstance, offering evidence of His presence with grace, peace, hope, and comfort. If we…

Living Your One Life Well: An Interview With Lauren McAfee

As a young bride, Lauren Green McAfee imagined her life would be lived out as a pastor’s wife, with children around her—both biological and through adoption. However, nine years into marriage, life has not fulfilled those expectations.