Kendra Burrows

"...be transformed by the renewing of your mind..." (Romans 12:2)

Why Prayer is the Answer — Even When You Don’t Want it to Be

Your heart lies exposed on the table between you. You’re glad you finally had a chance to share lunch — and life’s latest hard situation — with your friend. The story now told, you sit back, watch as she sips her mocha latte, and wait for your friend’s response. She sets down her cup and […]

Why “What Would Jesus Do?” Is the Wrong Question

I can’t make one more decision. My Friday errands threaten to overtake me as I drive from store to store. There should be combat pay for Decision Fatigue. As I approach a sign-toting young man asking for money, I’m conflicted. I’m not opposed to sharing my good fortune with others, but Does it do any […]

How is the Holy Spirit Like Your Car?

I bought a new car the other day. I didn’t expect to. But my minivan was no match for our laborious summer, so we put it out to pasture. It turns out, cars have changed a bit in the 15 years since I sweltered under a circus tent, cradling my 5-week-old son through the most […]

How to Save Time, Frustration, and Your Relationships

Do you and your people have different ideas about housework? Change your thinking without changing your standards. I got up early — how can I still be late for work? The usual culprits — the pets, the kids, Facebook… I shove a toothbrush in my mouth and reach for the curling iron before realizing I’m […]

God Is NOT Good — A Simple Reminder to Bring Every Thought Captive

Is a technology flaw an insidious tool or a powerful warning?   Autocorrect drives me crazy! You, too? I text a friend between chores, and hit send without double-checking. Sometimes the result is humorous, sometimes just odd. But one particular instance is insidious. When I type the word God, my smartphone inserts Good instead. Praise […]