Author Archives: Becky Daye

Pro-Jesus

Do you remember when we used to be able to have discussions that revealed differences of opinions and we could still walk away as friends? The ability to reason with one another respectfully seems to be a thing of the past. I’m not sure that we can pinpoint one catalyst for this cultural shift, but it is one that deeply […]

Can’t You See?

I wonder what was said to you to make you turn away, to leave a depth of friendship and act like it’s okay; What lies must you believe to turn your back on me, I didn’t do the things they said, oh, friend! Can’t you see?   I’m still the one who cried with you when your life fell apart. […]

Why a Pastoral Sabbatical is Important

When Dave was a youth pastor in Indiana, our then senior pastor went on a sabbatical. He did all of the work necessary to pursue a grant and had the support of our church family. I watched all of this and saw the benefits to it. Our pastor had served faithfully for years and years and the sabbatical was meant […]

The Significance of a Motto

It has been two years since our world turned upside down, but for me personally, I can trace the beginnings of upheaval in my life to a couple of years before the global shutdown. It has been a seriously difficult time that has rattled me and shaken me. I’m still trying to gain my footing. A few years ago, a […]

Happy Birthday to my Daddy

Dear Daddy, It’s been a long time since I’ve written a letter to you, but I think about you every single day. When I read my Bible and want to share a verse with you. When I drink my coffee and eat oatmeal. When a hymn comes to mind or when I hear someone whistle. Today would have been your […]