10 things I learned this week


Always count the cards in your hand after Nina deals.

Just because there’s a box of food in our pantry doesn’t mean there’s food in the box.

“People get scared when you try to do something, especially when it looks like you’re succeeding. People do not get scared when you’re failing. It calms them. That’s why the show Intervention is a hit and everyone loves ‘worrying about’ Amanda Bynes. But when you’re winning, it makes them feel like they’re losing or, worse yet, that maybe they should’ve tried to do something too, but now it’s too late. And since they didn’t, they want to stop you. You can’t let them.” It’s possible to love



1365330965_crystal-ballMatt can tell you that I love to be right. Earlier this year I offered some predictions about the future of the church, and as I continue to read and get to know various leaders and churches and watch the landscapeĀ of our land, I’ve developed some more.

Of course, none of us really know what the future holds, for the church or for anything else, but here are my thoughts on what the American church will look like by the time I’m an old lady. It may take thirty years, but we’ll see if I’m right.

–AsĀ Barna and the Pew Research Center and others have reminded us, cultural Christianity is going …

About Jen:

My years of experience creating marketing material, website copy, press releases, magazine articles, and ...MORE

Follow Me On: