Emily Pilkington

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Four Things I’m Learning in a Hard Season: Giving Out of Emptiness

This is the third post of a series about what God is currently teaching me about walking with Him in a hard season. You can read the first two posts using the links below God gives the grace I need for each day, not a one-shot lifetime supply. This is the race that God has

Four Things I’m Learning in a Hard Season: The Race Marked Out For Me

This is the second post of a series about what God is currently teaching me about walking with Him in a hard season. You can read the first post using the link below God gives the grace I need for each day, not a one-shot lifetime supply. This is the race that God has marked

Four Things I’m Learning in a Hard Season: Grace for Today

The large manila envelope crammed in our mailbox caught me off guard. The return address from our doctor’s office only increased my suspicions that this wasn’t the kind of package you look forward to opening. A sizable bill and a five-page checklist of injections, scans, tests, and additional medication left me reeling. As someone who

For the Love of Podcasts: A Few Recommendations for Spring Break

When my son Gideon was born, sleep deprivation and constant feedings put a damper on my lifelong love of reading. I found juggling a book and a baby challenging and my eyes often struggled to stay open when I did. A couple months in, my brain and my heart started to struggle. I didn’t feel

How Can You and I Be A Part of Racial Reconciliation? (Part 3)

Over the last two weeks, I’ve shared part of a conversation I had with eight different ladies who attend The Crossing and meet together weekly in a group devoted to pursuing racial reconciliation in the context of community. (If you didn’t have a chance to read the first and second parts, I’d recommend taking a

Racial Reconciliation Through Community (Part 2)

Last week I shared the first part of a conversation I had with eight different ladies who attend The Crossing and meet together weekly in a group devoted to pursuing racial reconciliation in the context of community. (If you didn’t have chance to read the first part, I’d recommend taking a look at it first

Racial Reconciliation Through Community (Part 1)

A few weeks ago, NFL player and author Ben Watson came to The Crossing for a candid conversation about race. The packed auditorium alone spoke to the need our church, community, and nation has for this type of dialogue. As Watson himself pointed out, however, large events and books are great places to start the