The Author

Kristen Gilles is a worship leader at Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Kentucky. She is married to Sojourn communications director Bobby Gilles. Together they write about worship and songwriting at

Dear Grieving Parents

I don't know when your sadness will dissipate, but I know God will sufficiently sustain and help you in each moment.

God of the Womb

The Lord, in His perfect wisdom and unfailing love,

How the Ayres Family Buried Their 8 Children

We can trust our Lord no matter what suffering

Eating Disorders and the Power of Christ

I am not the only Christian who has wrestled

First and Foremost Citizens of Heaven

Many American hymnals include a section for patriotic songs