We are now part of the Key Ministry family and all our new content will be featured there. We'll leave this site up as a resource and hope you'll join our team of writers at our new home. … [Read more...]
One of the character traits I especially value is the quality of honesty. So, I'm going to tell you the truth: my blog posting deadline crept up on me. Truly it did. After five straight weeks of illness at our house, followed by a restful week of vacation (Thank You Lord!), I'm back in the saddle at work again. Then it hit me: "Great Scot! I have a blog posting due!" So, rather than faking it, in … [Read more...]
"Hello. My name is Steph Hubach. And I'm an Affirmation Junkie." How do I know this about myself? Well, I recognize this because it is far too easy for me to take the words of others to heart—not in the sense of being reflective—but in the sense of allowing them to mold my identity: positively and negatively. In Gary Chapman's book, The Five Love Languages, he talks about the different ways … [Read more...]
Open My Eyes!
"Hey! Have I told you about my trip to Bulgaria?" Those are dangerous words! You could find yourself trapped in a conversation with me for a very long time! What an amazing adventure! I had the opportunity to travel to Bulgaria two weeks ago with a team that worked alongside missionaries to Bulgaria and Bulgarian Christian leaders. Our shared goal was to make the gospel more accessible to people … [Read more...]
Lessons from Cart Man
I went to see a Christian counselor for awhile when I was a senior in college. One of the most memorable things she ever said to me was, "To love someone is to call them forth, with the loudest and most insistent of calls, to be all that God created them to be." Wow. There are so many good places you can go with that one. And so many not-so-good ones. That's why it was safe for an effective … [Read more...]
I love it when my son Tim leaves me messages on my voice mail. They almost always start out with, "Hi Mom. This is Timothy Robert Hubach. Your only son with Down syndrome." Just in case I forgot. Well, one night, Tim (my "only son with Down syndrome") and I tried to make a quick trip to WalMart to pick up a few items. Afterwards, I arrived home declaring, "Never again on a Friday night!" Now, it … [Read more...]