We’ve Moved: www.confessionsofapastorsfamily.com

Hey friends! So glad you stopped by. Just a quick note to let you know we’ve moved over to WordPress.org! You can find us at:


I’m so excited about our new site design and functionality. Now you will be able to contact us directly, quickly access our most popular posts, and find our new recipe series with the click of a button! And if you subscribe by email, we will be able to contact you directly with some fun stuff along the way!

Please stop by and check it out. And if you notice anything glitchy or cumbersome, would you please be so kind to take a minute to email us about it? We want your experience to be nothing short of excellent. Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Why We’re Not Playing Sports This Fall

Several months ago, Kory and I sat across the table from one another cross-eyed. We were beginning to plan for a new school year and realized for the first time how crazy it would be. Our oldest would be entering … Continue reading

The Sunday Stew: Kory’s Halloween Chili

Ok. It’s confession time. I’m a pastor’s wife. And I love Halloween. In fact, my whole family (including the pastor) loves Halloween. On October 1 every year, the pumpkins, the fall foliage, and the Halloween tree and village come out … Continue reading

Are You Missing Your Child’s “Now”?

Have you ever thought about your child’s “now”? I didn’t even know what a “now” was until about five years ago when the Headmaster of the school our children used to attend spoke about it during parent orientation. He said … Continue reading

The Sunday Stew: Healthy Potato Soup

In my little corner of the world, it’s blazing hot right now. But friends, it’s fall in my mind. So despite the 90 degree temperatures that are laughing maniacally at my desire for fall fare and clothing, I’m pushing forward … Continue reading

The Sunday Stew: Chicken and “Dumplings”

One of my daughter’s favorite meals is a slow cooker version of chicken and dumplings that I used to make quite often for mid-week dinners. It’s super easy and super delicious. But it also includes canned biscuits, canned cream of … Continue reading

Why I Need To Be More Like A Venti

This summer, I attended an out-of-town women’s writers conference. Four nights in a hotel room by myself and days filled spending time with a friend I don’t see often, learning about the craft of writing, and engaging with dynamic women … Continue reading

What The Contents Of My Purse Taught Me About My Life

Over the years, I’ve gone round and round with my style when it comes to purses. At fourteen, it was the duffel. Everybody had one, and I loved to carry mine (Esprit brand), dangling from the crook in my elbow … Continue reading

The Sunday Stew: Tomato Basil Soup

In May, Kory and I decided to take the plunge on a massive dietary overhaul called Whole30. We took the Whole30 Challenge between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, and it’s changed our lives. We’ve learned about the connection between what … Continue reading