In recent weeks, a very well known pastor of a very large church in the States has been criticized for his answer-or rather, lack of an answer-about abortion while on an incredibly Liberal television talk-show. As I read about what was said, my heart became so burdened for those whom he had the chance to minister … Continue reading Time to Tell The Truth
Last summer, I was at one of my best friends' house, talking with her mom and though I don't remember what about, I do remember saying "But I don't like change!" To which she replied, "Oh honey. the Christian walk is all about change. Changing from a lifestyle of sin to one that follows after Christ; Changing … Continue reading Why The Christian Life is A Lot like Play-Doh
The girl in the front church pew. She's happy and kind. She is always perfectly put together and she has it all together... Al least, that's what everybody seems to think. She's that girl who came from a good, strong, steady Christian home. At church almost every Sunday. Participates in extracurricular church activities. Lends a … Continue reading The Girl in the Front Church Pew: Accepting the Lie of Mandatory Perfection
I have a love/hate relationship with social media. It has helped my keep in touch with far off family and friends, but it is also one of the biggest anxiety makers as well. Recently, I've been noticing something that has, to be quite frank, disturbed me. And, unfortunately, it's something I've witnessed countless numbers of … Continue reading Does Your Social Media Testify that You’re Set Apart for God?
Lately, I've been noticing a lot of changes in me. More specifically, changes in my heart's desires. Recently, I had a very part-time, very temporary job as a cook/dishwasher at local diner. On my second last day, I had a thought that came out of nowhere, "I think I'm ready to be okay with the idea … Continue reading What Do You Do When God Changes The Desires of Your Heart?