Shannon Popkin Articles

What God Would Have You Do While You Wait for Your Calling

Years ago, my husband got a new job, and we moved to a new town. As we joined a new church, I thought, I'll never get...
5 Telltale Signs You Aren’t Letting God Have Control

5 Telltale Signs You Aren’t Letting God Have Control

Control girls often don't realize that they're control girls. I sure didn't.I spent the first 35 years of my life completely oblivious to my control issues. I knew I was arguing with my husband. I knew there was tension with coworkers. I knew I was frustrated with...

Plucking Out the Divisive Wedge in Your Relationships

Plucking Out the Divisive Wedge in Your Relationships

There was only one time my mother-in-law and I "had words." During my second year of marriage, in the middle of discussing an unrelated misunderstanding, my mother-in-law brought up the topic of my wedding. She didn't have kind things to say.As she spoke, I felt a...

Watch Out for This Fruitless, Deceptive Motive

Watch Out for This Fruitless, Deceptive Motive

One night I opened an email from a woman I didn't know who thanked me for a blog post I had written. She mentioned that a certain ministry—one I had never heard of—had shared my work. I wonder if others have shared this post too, I thought, and I...

Demolish Accusing Spirits With This Heavenly Mindset

Demolish Accusing Spirits With This Heavenly Mindset

As the neighbor boys on my front porch turned to go, I slammed the door and marched to the kitchen to find the phone."Mike?" I said into the phone two seconds later. "Your boys just left, but I want you to know they did notapologize. They claim they did not shoot at...

When You Feel Unappreciated and Belittled

When You Feel Unappreciated and Belittled

I walked into the building, my heels clicking on the church sidewalk and my arm loaded with my Bible and a stack of handouts. As a mom of three little ones, it was no small task to arrive on time, with my heart and message ready to go. But ready I was!When I got...

Releasing Control of Your Adult Children

Releasing Control of Your Adult Children

"Sit down so I can comb your hair.""Don't touch the pretties.""Stay in your bed till Mommy comes to get you."These are things I said repeatedly to my children when they were little. But now that my kids are all taller than me, it would be strange to still insist on...

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