Our Attitude Towards Prayer

Our Attitude Towards Prayer

Before becoming Reformed, there was always something lacking in my prayer life. In my prayers (if I decided to even pray at all) I would almost bargain with God…I would say, “God if you do this for me, I’ll do this for you.” I noticed a pattern...

Where Do You Find Your Identity?

Where Do You Find Your Identity?

We all have insecurities, whether it’s body image, fear of failing college, or even doubting your call to motherhood. Insecurity has a way of controlling our moods and behaviors, even to the point of dictating our lives. In one person...

Your Mission Matters

Your Mission Matters

With so many high school graduations happening, I find myself frequently reflecting on where I thought I would be at this point in my life. I think, of all the things I thought I would be doing, living back in my small hometown was...

Rightly Dividing the Word

Rightly Dividing the Word

Paul urged Timothy to do his absolute best to communicate the Word of God accurately to his listeners. Handling God’s Word is no small task; we are to be diligent that what we are teaching, sharing, or communicating to others is the correct...

The Sanctity of Human Life

The Sanctity of Human Life

Something that has recently been laid very heavy on my heart is the topic of the sanctity of human life. In a world so obsessed with autonomy and individuality, it can be easy to get lost in the whole “be your own person” mantra...

Are You Serving Yourself Rather Than God?

Are You Serving Yourself Rather Than God?

Our selfishness can be the driver of all our motives—even to the point of bending, shaping, and sometimes even twisting Scripture in order to fit our own views. We have become entertainment-addicted, approval junkies, only attending church services that...

Stop Looking Within Yourself

Stop Looking Within Yourself

While I don’t always agree with the theology of C.S. Lewis, I think he got it right when he said in Mere Christianity, “As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on things and people: and, of course, as...

Resting in His Refuge

Resting in His Refuge

Recently a good portion of my prayer life has been about security. We look for security in everything around us: our jobs, our relationships, our bank accounts, and anything that we can see in front of us. I think it is natural to look to control...