It can be easy to fall into the belief that because God considers us his children, our lives will be full of pleasantries. We are blessed by God, aren’t we? But perhaps that blessing takes a different shape then what we would like
Accept Your Call: Priest(ess)
As a Christian, we are called to be God’s priests, but what does that mean and how do we go about it?
Accept Your Call: Warrior
Becoming a Christian is easy. You believe in your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord. Boom. Done. Being a Christian after that point is not easy. God does not promise you prosperity or a smooth ride through life into eternity. If that were the case, we wouldn’t need half of the... Continue Reading →
Cleansed from Shame
After having a strong relationship with the Lord, I fell into a sinful practice. Even after I stopped, the shame didn't go away. I felt like God couldn't use me anymore. Then one day, He showed me the truth. He discarded my filthy rags of shame and clothed me with peace and hope.
When Hope (Seems To) Fail
One of the main messages of Christmas is hope. But there are years in our life when those prayers for hope go unanswered. Even though it seems like God has failed you, you’re not alone. And even when it’s hard to see, there is always hope.
Emotional Freedom Part 3
Once we decide to follow Christ, and live according to the pattern he set for us, Satan and his forces will do all they can to stop us. They will twist our emotions so that we're ineffective in the assignments God has for us. But just as Jesus overcame Satan by rising from the dead, so can we.