The Author

Jackie Knapp is the children’s ministry director at Solano Community Church in Albany, California. She has spent the last decade mentoring and counseling college students at The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, California, and University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan. You can follow her adventures at

Life After Crushed Expectations

We must be careful we don’t air-condition our souls, becoming intolerant to any degree of pain.

What if Your 20s Weren’t What You Expected?

Although we consistently asked what would Jesus do, no

How to Counsel as a Friend

If we think about counseling as simply talking about

How God Changes Us While We ‘Change’ the World

We are freed from insisting that our agenda, and