Preach Yourself the Gospel

Preach Yourself the Gospel

Our memories are peculiar things. We can retain information and memories we want to remember seldom and the ones we want to forget seem to never want to go away. It makes so much sense that the God who created us would give us many signs and wonders to keep us...

God's Goodness in Midst of Sleepless Nights

God's Goodness in Midst of Sleepless Nights

Do you ever find yourself lying in bed at night with a million things on your mind? David had this very problem in Psalm 16, but he also provides an example on how we are to address our worries. Even though David himself was struggling, he had complete confidence in God. David...

Why Did You Open Your Bible Today?

Why Did You Open Your Bible Today?

Why are you opening your bible today? What are you in search of? Is it answers to the "why's" surrounding your circumstances or answers about God's secret will? Maybe you long to be wise or to gain insight? Are your looking to know more about you? Is it joy or peace you seek...

Infertility in Light of Christ's Redemption

Infertility in Light of Christ's Redemption

I wasn’t supposed to be able to get pregnant. I was supposed to have years of infertility with no promise of ever having children of my own. In fact, I remember dating my now husband and asking him, “Are you okay with the fact that I might not be able to carry our own children some...

The Gospel Has Everything to Do with Our Pain

The Gospel Has Everything to Do with Our Pain

What does the Gospel have to do with my pain? Have you ever wondered that? When we experience grief or heartbreak, we feel many things: confusion, anger, emptiness, and deep sadness among others. Many times we feel abandoned by God. We may find ourselves...

A Love that Saves

A Love that Saves

We are human. We aren’t perfect, and the mistakes we make are far too numerous to count. Like sheep who have gone astray, we wander away from the loving arms of a compassionate Shepherd time and time again. I know how easy it is to struggle with habitual sin. It nags and...

God Calls Us to Be Holy, Not Happy

God Calls Us to Be Holy, Not Happy

“God wants me to be happy.” I hear this statement frequently today in our society when someone is trying to justify their sin. Happiness in our culture means fulfilling the desires of our own hearts instead of the desires of God’s…it takes what we crave and aspire towards and acts...

Hope for the Wounded

Hope for the Wounded

If I could write an autobiography of the things I have been through in my life that I can clearly recall, you wouldn’t call it terribly chaotic. However, in the light of some instances which have occurred, you could certainly say I fall into the category of a “wounded person”. Like many of...