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, has closed my womb, and He alone can open it. God alone rules my womb

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 like “God Bless America” and “My Country Tis of Thee.” I remember learning and singing