Karen Vine is a wife and the mother of four adult children. She and her husband live in Calgary, Canada. Karen is a committed Christ-follower who believes strongly in the power of food to build community. She runs a volunteer program that teaches basic cooking skills to people who have come through homelessness. When not cooking or shoveling snow, Karen loves to read and garden.

The Heart of Lent

What is Lent anyway, and why do we observe it? Karen Vine shares just what is at the heart of Lent and why we need it so much.

Beseeching Babes: Praying for Our Children

What happens when we pray regularly for our children in the context of Christian community? Karen Vine shares how praying with others impacted her life.