Katie Thompson
Both-And

Both-And

Both-And We don’t know what to do; but our eyes are on you. 2 Chronicles 20:12    ialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a cognitive-behavioral treatment developed in the 1980’s to treat people who experience extremely intense, negative emotion....

What Remains True

What Remains True

What Remains True We don't know what to do, but our eyes are on You. 2 Chronicles 20:12 t's 8:54 am and here I sit in my pj's on a Thursday morning. Half of my house is still asleep. I have my date book in front of me with everything cancelled or...

When We’re Chained to Our Circumstances

When We’re Chained to Our Circumstances

When We're Chained to Our Circumstances Because of my imprisonment, most of the believers here have gained confidence and boldly speak God's message without fear. Philippians 1:14  aul wrote his letter to the Philippian church while imprisoned in...

Even in Betrayal

Jesus spoke these words to Peter, knowing that just hours later Peter would betray Him, denying he ever knew Jesus. Jesus looked into the eyes of his betrayer, his friend, and told him He had prayed for him. Peter was one of the three – Peter, James, and John – who were in Jesus’ inner circle.

Coming Alongside

Today I volunteered at my daughter’s high school cross country meet. My job was to stand at the finish line and after finishing the race, guide the runners to enter a “chute” where they would walk single file to receive their time. I stood and cheered like crazy for each one as they came in – “Awesome finish! Great Job! You made it!” – and then I gave them the instructions they needed to finish.

Trusting God’s Ultimate Plan

As monotonous as these books of history have been, they have taught me so much about the character of God: His kindness, His provision, and His longing for His people to trust Him. He desires for all to know and love Him, even His proclaimed enemies.

Lovingkindness and Truth

If you picture it as a scale, the two sides of lovingkindness and truth are always perfectly balanced. Lovingkindness paired with truth is how God relates to us. He loves us too much to allow us to live in the lie of sin. He knows that truth brings freedom and will always invite us to live in that freedom, but He does it with profound love and compassion.