You don’t have to be bound by your pain, your sin, your addiction, your pride, your greed, your corruption, your lust, your cruelty, your loneliness, your brokenness, because YOU have the power of Jesus living inside of you to tell the enemy no.
God is pretty explicit regarding the things that He does not like. God knows what it takes to be holy because He is complexly holy, in other… Read more “Check Your Heart: 7 Things God Hates”
When we have lost all hope and we can’t see where we are going we have to sit and wait for God to come heal us or help us get back on our feet.
Your gift(s) is/are a mean(s) of worship, but in that worship you are also testifying God’s faithfulness, love, and grace.
Frustrated with politics? Me too. Here’s my thoughts.
In our Christian faith there are many things that we do not understand and there are many things that don’t make sense to us. For instance, if… Read more “The Unanswered Questions Of Christianity”
I say this as loving as I can but Christians, it’s time to wake up. I have heard the idea that we only need to follow what… Read more “Christians, It’s Time to Wake Up”
This is to the person who is hurting. This is to the person who can’t seem to forgive because of the pain that they are in. This… Read more “The Pain of Forgiveness”
I have noticed something in modern society, and that is Christians think “to love” means “to accept” and that cannot be farther from the truth. 2 John… Read more “Love Doesn’t Equal Acceptance”
We should be using our testimonies to relate to people on a deeper level so that we are able to bring Jesus to the table.
I have noticed a problem with the idea of marriage in modern Christianity. Marriage has been made to be the goal for young people; it is expected… Read more “Stop Searching for a Spouse”
Lately in spite of recent politics and other events I have noticed that a lot of people (Christians specifically) that are not speaking with love. I am… Read more “You Can Love Someone And Still Disagree With Their Actions”
When you want to fix your relationship with Jesus, you have to put in work.
I typically think that stained glass is tacky and ugly. But as I looked up in my church this morning, I saw the stained glass cross shinning… Read more “Broken.”
When we read the bible we read through the context of our own lives.
Since entering college I have realized so much more how my words affect people. The things that I say to the people I come across everyday, will… Read more “*Bleep* – Taming the Tongue”
We live in a world where gossiping has become so normal that we don’t even recognize it when it is happening. Just last night my roommates and… Read more “Stop Talking About People and Start Praying For Them”
The church, what is it exactly? And more specifically, why is the church important? Christianity is supposed to be about our relationship with God, so why go to… Read more “Why Going to Church is More Important Than You Realize”
There is this idea in current society that your feelings define who you are. If you aren’t feeling a relationship, break it off. If you don’t feel… Read more “Your Feelings Are Not Your Reality”
In this life on earth we have to go through a lot of crap. About two weeks ago I posted a post about forgiveness in which many… Read more “Does God Break You Down?”
The answer to title is obvious–FOOTBALL! Once a year two of the best teams in the NFL bash it out to see who will be this years… Read more “Why Super Bowl Sunday Is More Than Just Another Day”
Intimacy is one of the most cherished things that a human can have. Whether that be with a spouse, a friend, a sibling, or with God, intimacy… Read more “The Issue With Intimacy”
One of the hardest things you can do in life is forgive someone who has hurt you. It’s hard because someone wronged you, someone picked apart everything little… Read more “Forgiving the Unforgivable”
The issue of race has been a big topic the past couple of years (and the years way before that, and way, way before that). Fortunately, for… Read more “It’s More Than Race”
So often in today’s world we are defined by how successful we are. How much money do you make? What kind of job do you have? How… Read more “God Doesn’t Call You To Be Successful in the World”
My relationship with Jesus is the thing I love most about being a Christian. The fact that I can feel something so real, so loving, so genuine with… Read more “Connecting With God”
Lately I have been overwhelmed, but not overwhelmed with love and grace. No. This is not a fairytale. Or is it? Sometimes I feel as though life… Read more “The Fantasy Life”
I was reminded today that your friends will help determine who you become. They don’t necessarily have all the power to change you, you do of course,… Read more “What Shapes You?”
“Let me hear joy and gladness, let the bones that you have broken rejoice.” Psalm 51:8 God is so good and after a rough few days God… Read more “A Vulnerable Faith”
This blog is going to be a little different from the standard blog I post. I am calling this ‘Honesty Hour’ not because its going to take… Read more “Honesty Hour”
My whole life I have been told if I just read my bible I will be a good Christian, or if I just pray for everything I will feel close… Read more “Conversations With God”
Love. It’s probably the most powerful word in any language. I have written about love before but today I am heading a different direction with it. When… Read more “It’s time to show love friends…”
After I read through the bible to get the perspective of the overall story I asked God “What now?” and to be honest I wasn’t all that… Read more “God’s Got a Plan For You”
What defines you? What makes you who you are? What are you made to live for or what is your purpose? I am sure we have all… Read more “Dear Graduate”
‘I am a warrior’ — a phrase very close to my heart. This has gotten me through so much in my life. Not the phrase itself but… Read more “Fighting the Good Fight”
Disclaimer: I jump around a lot in this one so bear with me, I promise you it comes back full circle. Faith. What a small word yet… Read more “Step by Step: Having Faith in His Plan”
Disclaimer: My point in this post is not to say that if you are an introvert you are unGodly or have no faith. I myself am an introvert.… Read more “The World Says Introvert, God Says Extrovert”
*In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, here are my thoughts on the issue.* Most would think that the civil war abolished slavery. I thought that until… Read more “A Modern Day Slavery: Human Trafficking & Its Horrifying Reality”
I recently witnessed something so magical. After dropping my brother off at physical therapy, I was driving out of the parking lot and I noticed a woman… Read more “To Love With Our Words”
Being an individual is something that comes with growing up. It doesn’t happen suddenly nor does it happen in one certain moment of time. Learning to be… Read more “Individuality: To Be Like Your Neighbor (Or at Least in This Generation)”
You know the phrase that everyone uses when the clock strikes midnight December 31. It has been broken more times it has been used.”New Year, New You”,… Read more ““New Year, New You” – Failing and It Being Something to Celebrate”