I suppose I do have a pretty dramatic story for a 25 year-old. A lot of people are surprised by it, others have an oh-now-it-makes-sense reaction (that sometimes escapes their mind in awkward word vomit). These days those reactions amuse me, especially the latter. I love the way Jesus has made a fool of what…… Continue reading If My Life Story Isn’t Dramatic, Is It Still Important?
I don’t know about you, but I have certainly wrestled with the thought of whether or not God’s everlasting patience and constant helping hand are as unconditional as they say they are, for ME. It is often easier for me to believe His mercy and desire to help for other people than to believe it for myself. One…… Continue reading Will God Really Rescue You?
“…for we walk by faith, not by sight” 2 Corinthians 5:7 Other translations of this verse say “the righteous walk by faith, not by sight” Notice that “we” and “the righteous” are interchangeable. What? I don’t know about you, but righteous would NOT be the word I (or anyone who knows me) would choose in the…… Continue reading Jesus Called Me Righteous?
I don’t know about you, but I tend to over analyze things a little bit. If you were to ask the people closest to me, they might tell you that I tend to over analyze most things, but since you can’t ask them, I will categorize some of my thought patterns as “deeper thinking” instead (they…… Continue reading Messing Up God’s Plan
The Four Cs is a term that stands for the four characteristics that are used to determine the value of a diamond. They are: carat, cut, clarity and color. In order to establish it’s retail value, the characteristics are graded and categorized by the diamond industry. Full disclosure, I am somewhat of a nerd. I get…… Continue reading Finally, There’s a Way To Measure Our Value
We have all been there. Changing outfits 10 times before finally rushing out the door only because we’re late, not because we look good. Walking away from a conversation and realizing we have no idea what the other person said because we were too focused on what they were thinking about us the whole time.…… Continue reading Break Free From Insecurity – 5 Steps
Some of the latest media drama is starring Justin Bieber, Hillsong Church leaders Joel Houston and Carl Lentz, and City Church Pastor Judah Smith. The hype about the men and their friendship with/mentorship of our teenage dream pop star is, well, a lot. The things I have read and heard about this situation have blown…… Continue reading Justin Bieber…Life Change?