Why is it that we, as Christians, fall into the trap of thinking that God's Will for our life should be handed to us on a silver platter? Let's be honest for a moment. Have you ever said, "Well, that can't be God's plan for my life, look how much work it's going to take! … Continue reading No One Said It Would Be Easy
Do you ever feel like a failure as a follower of Christ? There are days I do. My walk with Jesus so often feels like an emotional roller coaster. One day I'm madly in love and would follow him to the ends of the earth, whereas the next day I'm once again stuck in the … Continue reading Who is Your Champion?
Do you ever find yourself running from God's commands? I'm not talking about those who are living a life that is obviously full of sin and rebellion; I'm referring to those who call themselves Christian and yet choose not to obey when God calls them to something they just don't want to do. If the … Continue reading On the Run
These earthly relationships of marriage and parenting (and even intimate friendship) put us in a place where we must consider our own wants and needs last.
And with that statement the reality of God's sacrifice smacked me right in the face. As I'm looking into the face of my precious six year old son I realized how deep God's love runs for me.
In today's world, where bad news spreads faster than melted butter (hey, I just finished making biscuits!) it often feels like evil is winning. And the truth is, it might be, for now. But evil cannot prevail against God's kingdom. Today I sat down with Psalm 37. I'm continuing to use the Read Scripture App … Continue reading Victory Will Prevail
I need to share my heart today and yet the words are not quick to form. I'm sitting here with my fingers on the keyboard and my mind running a million miles an hour, but the connection between the two is struggling to work; so bear with me as you read this. I started this … Continue reading Fighting…