Denise Morris Snyder

Denise Morris Snyder is a mom, wife and part-time discipleship pastor at CrossRoads Church in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. She previously worked as an editor for Focus on the Family and a writer for David C Cook. She has her Master’s in Old Testament Biblical Studies from Denver Seminary.

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Service With a Smile

When I was a teenager, I volunteered at camp every summer. I loved camp. I loved hanging out with the kids, I loved planning games, working in the kitchen, cleaning cabins — it didn’t matter. As long as I was at camp, I was happy. I wasn’t making money …

3 Reasons Why I Chose My Church

I’ve been in Canada all summer, but right now I’m back in Denver. Yesterday, I was able to go to Wellspring, my church, for the first time in three months. It felt good to be home. I started going to Wellspring when I moved to Denver to start seminary. …

A Broken Obsession

In her recent post on Her-Meneutics, Megan Hill discusses “The Very Worst Trend Ever.” And, no, it’s not using the term YOLO or naming your children after fruit or even wearing leggings as pants. Hill thinks the worst trend in the Christian community r …

Taming the Online Tongue

This may not be the right topic for an online blog in which commenting is welcomed. But I’m doing it anyway. I’m a rebel like that. Back in 2005, I helped start a webzine for college students. One of its features was a forum where our readers could res …

Life of Leisure

Well, Boundless just got a bit more international, because I am writing this from Canada! I graduated from seminary a week and a half ago, and then my boyfriend and I drove the 20 hours to Red Deer, Alberta, where he lives. I’m up here for the summer s …

Long-Distance Dating

One year ago, on Easter, I went to the home of a couple from my church for a potluck dinner. I ended up sitting next to a guy named Andrew, who was in town visiting a friend who attended my church. Andrew and I started talking about our favorite TV sho …

Real Beauty

For a few years now, Dove has been promoting a campaign they call “Real Beauty.” They use “real” women in their marketing — women of different shapes, skin tones and sizes — and have attempted to tone down some of the makeup and airbrushing and tweaks …

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