the friday features: may 5, 2016.

The Friday Features exist to fuel you with you sparks of joy and propel you toward the things that matter as you head into your weekend. If you’d like to submit an article to be included in the features, you can send me the link here.

For When You’re Hurting: Suffering Is Not for Its Own Sake by Tammy Perlmutter for The Mudroom

For the Unsure Voters: Should Christians Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils? by Russell Moore for Christianity Today

For When You Just Can’t Stomach a Guy Referring to His Wife as His Smoking Hot Bride One More Time: Stop Calling Your Wife Hot by Barnabas Piper for The Blazing Center

For the Hurried in Heart: The Spiritual Discipline of Being Where You Are by Emily P. Freeman

For When You’re Aiming High for Mother’s Day Gifts: 10 Mother’s Day Gift Suggestions by Hillary Stonger (my sister!) for Neiman Marcus

For the Bloggers + Personality Typing  Enthusiasts: The Enneagram and Blogging by Leigh Kramer

For When You Want to Hear me Say the Phrase “Non-Podcast Appropriate Words”: Pursuing Joy While Parenting a Child with Special Needs | Feathers: Faith in Flight with Amy J. Bennett and me

Here’s to a restful weekend!

From Him | Through Him | To Him,


Author: Abby Perry

Abby has written for The Gospel Coalition, Christ and Pop Culture, Upwrite Magazine, and The Influence Network. She is the communications coordinator for a nonprofit organization and co-facilitates two community efforts—one promoting bridge-building racial reconciliation conversations and one supporting area foster and adoptive families. Abby graduated from Texas A&M University and currently attends Dallas Theological Seminary. She and her family live in College Station, Texas.