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Posts by Jennifer Mobley Thompson

When the Teacher Becomes the Student

Several years ago, I taught a Wednesday night Bible class to third and fourth graders. There was no specific curriculum so I made up my own. I decided to start with the first page of the Bible and work my way through, hitting all the major stories I’d learned as a child and tying them…

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Thinking Fast

Every January, my church does a congregation-wide week of fasting. It looks different for everyone. Some do a complete fast from food for three days, while some omit a meal every day for the week. Others cut out sugar or sodas, or any food they feel an addiction to. And then there are those who…

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When Like is Better Than Love

He Likes Us! He Really Likes Us!

My husband and I are coming up on thirty years of marriage. I can say, without hesitation, that I love him more now than I did as a wide-eyed, blushing bride all those years ago. Back then, I didn’t think it was possible. But we’ve been through so much together in these past three decades,…

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While You Wait

Waiting is not a problem for me. In fact, I think I excel at it. I wait… to go to the grocery store until we’re truly out of food. to choose a paint color until I’ve convinced myself the wrong shade isn’t the end of the world. to clean the house until the mess causes…

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