Posts about Kendra Vollstedt

In This World, But Not of This World In This World, But Not of This World

Posted by Kendra Vollstedt on March 15, 2018 in Contributing Author, Faith, Kendra Vollstedt, Wisdom

“I just want to follow God’s will for my life,” said every Christian ever. Romans 12:2 states, “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” This verse […]

Out With The Old Out with the Old

Posted by Kendra Vollstedt on January 11, 2018 in Contributing Author, Faith, Happiness, Kendra Vollstedt

You were taught to leave your old self—to stop living the evil way you lived before. That old self becomes worse, because people are fooled by the evil things they want to do. But you were taught to be made new in your hearts, to become a new person. That new person is made to be […]

Presence Over Presents Presence Over Presents

Posted by Kendra Vollstedt on December 14, 2017 in Faith, Hope, Kendra Vollstedt

I am the Queen of Gift-Giving. The scent of an imminent Paper Source sends tingles to my toes. I spend countless hours each year determining my “theme” for holiday wrap and bows. I have spent an entire day in the Target card section, Soy Peppermint Latte in hand. There is just something so spectacular about […]

Why Am I Here? The Power of Purpose

Posted by Kendra Vollstedt on September 7, 2017 in Faith, Kendra Vollstedt

Why am I here? That was the default whenever anything in my world wasn’t going as planned. As a little kid, I linked purpose with performance. I am pretty sure it happened when we were learning about Peter walking on the water. The moral of that story is to keep your eyes on Jesus; but apparently […]