Book Review: Healing Love by Jennifer Slattery

A news anchor intern has it all planned out, and love isn’t on the agenda. Brooke Endress is on the cusp of her lifelong dream when her younger sister persuades her to chaperone a mission trip to El Salvador. Packing enough hand sanitizer and bug spray to single-handedly wipe out malaria, she embarks on what she hopes will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But Brooke is blindsided by the desperation for…

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Guest Blogger Jessica Dotta: Inspire a Fire through Media Change.org

Julie’s note: Inspire a Fire is so much more than a nice website full of my favorite authors. I think today’s post captures the heart of what Inspire a Fire is about and their mission to have readers like me be aware and do something. This post is here because Gina Holmes is passionate enough to want this blog post spread, and I share the passion for children in need…

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Character Confession: I Thought I was Just Going for Lunch and a Video

It’s Character Confession Saturday and I knew my confession at about 1pm EST Thursday.         I was sitting in a living room watching a friend’s video on their European trip that centered in Romania. Their visit even included a stop at a ministry our local church supports. When that missionary came to our church years ago the Lord stopped me. He let me know He had a…

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Character Confession: Passionate

Yesterday in between sickness and snow days I finally had the opportunity to meet up with my Ohio bestie Kim Zaksek. She co blogs with me and Maria Spencer over at the Narrow Gate Invites and has a heart for the orphans of Romania. Our conversations typically turn to what our kids are up to as they are close in age with similar personalities. As I shared my stories and…

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