I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “God won’t put on you more than you can bear.” I’m here to challenge that idea this morning. I know some of you may have just been tempted to click away. Stay with me. We have a lot of
One of the hardest things to do in life, at least for me, is to walk in my calling. I suspect it’s that way for most of us. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve wanted to throw up my hands and give in.
There are times in life when we face struggles. No one is immune from it. Christians have hardships. There is no promise in the bible that we will always live in prosperity and never be touched by things that bring pain to our bodies and
I’ve been going to church for most of my life. So, I’ve been “on the inside” and I know a lot about the inner workings. There are so many good things that the church does and that’s what I love about it. However, I’ve seen
Holiday Stress This time of year is hard for many people. We’re in the middle of a long holiday season. It starts with Thanksgiving and ends with New Year’s day. While it’s meant to be a joyous time, for many it ends up being stressful
You may remember that back in March I wrote a post entitled The War on Masculinity, if you missed it, just click the title and you can read it. After hearing some things in the news recently I realize just how on target that post
As you guys know I love promoting other Christians. I enjoy connecting with other Christians who have a heart for the Father and want to see his will done. I have a guest post for you today by Brian Bedford. I connected with Brian
I’ve always had a heart for Christians who endure persecution around the world. This time of year I’m reminded that another group of Christians who were being persecuted left a land they had known and loved to make their way to a new world. I
My heart was broken Sunday as I heard the news of the shooting at the First Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, TX. Nothing prepares you for that news, so I can’t even fathom what the families and community are going through. My mind cannot wrap
This is a free verse poem/spoken word piece I wrote today. I hope it comes across in reading the way I want it to. Enjoy. The First Time I Saw Him Everything changes when he walks in the room. I’ll never forget the first time
Do you ever look at a tree and wonder about all the things it’s seen? I do. We have a large tree outside of our living room window and I often look at it and wonder about everything it’s been through. I remember the ice
This morning I’ve been dwelling on one of the most agonizing moments in history. The moment when Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane. We read about it and we may appreciate it for a short time, but take a minute and think about it
My grandmother had one of the largest orchards I’ve ever seen. You could just stand and inspect at all the different fruits for hours. I know some of my family reading this are probably thinking I’m crazy, because my grandmother didn’t have a literal orchard.
Today I’m bringing you my Manifesto. The reasons I write. This IS ME. My Writer’s Manifesto My tagline says “I write in the dark, to bring faith to light” it’s both literal and figurative. I enjoy writing in complete darkness. Nothing but me, the computer screen
How many of you have asked that question? My guess is pretty much every one of us. There are times in my life where I felt God had forgotten me. Let’s break it down. When do you usually feel forgotten by God? For me, and