Baptismal Testimony

I gave this testimony in Dutch on Sunday, 27 November 2016, on the day I was baptized. I’ve translated it into English. Less than a year and a half ago I could only see darkness before me. I wanted to take my own life, despite being blessed with a loving and devoted husband and two … More Baptismal Testimony

An Unbelievable Peace: Three Generations Being Made Whole (Day 13)

  This is the thirteenth post for our Write 31 Days series 31 Days of Miracles: Who is Our God. Today, Kristina Notestine (see below for her bio) shares her Grandma’s story. My grandma has always been such an inspiration to me. God gave me the grandma that I have to show that through God our lives … More An Unbelievable Peace: Three Generations Being Made Whole (Day 13)

Daring Questions

Do we always dare to both receive and ask the anguished, heartbreaking and deeply disturbing questions? The question in the Bible that has perhaps the biggest potential to grow and challenge us is Jesus’ question to Peter: Mark 8: 29 NIV “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” And I’m … More Daring Questions

Love Embraced: Our Constant and Unchanging God (Guest Post: Kristina Notestine)

This is the third of six planned guest posts by blogging friends of mine on Love Embraced: A Journey in and through Suffering, a book I will be releasing on Mother’s Day (8 May 2016). Each of the guest bloggers reflect on one quote from #LoveEmbraced that spoke to them the most. Today, Kristina Notestine … More Love Embraced: Our Constant and Unchanging God (Guest Post: Kristina Notestine)