As a wife and a mom of a little one, I find my life full of messages that demand to define my womanhood & motherhood. If you’re a woman, a mom, a working mom, a wife and such, the list of what type of woman you must be is so overwhelming.I once tried the whole stay-at-home mom thing because it was what everyone around me seemed to do and it felt like the Christian thing … [Read more...] about Lead Like a Woman, Fierce and Strong!
I hate responsibility but I love Jesus. That may sound cheesy but it's true. I have been a Christian for 15 years and six months. But I cringe every time I hear someone saying I should do this or that.Six months ago, I had the privilege of preaching in my church. More than 500 people sat through my 40-minute sermon. I prepared a 10-page manuscript walking through 2 Timothy … [Read more...] about I Hate Responsibility But I Love Jesus
Inviting Christ into your home is costly. It will cost your wallet. And it will cost your strength. When Christ walks into your home, be prepared to cook a big meal. And be prepared to clean many dishes and pick up lots of dirt.When you welcome Christ into your home, he doesn't come alone. He brings with him selfish people like Judas Iscariot, irrational folks like Simon … [Read more...] about This Is What Happens When You Invite Christ Into Your Home
Six months ago, I wanted to write on what the Bible says about Christians who commit suicide. I had heard stories of Christians who committed suicide because of sexual problems, adultery, and many other moral issues. Although heartbreaking, the stories were too distant to elicit an emotion.I am glad I didn’t write that article.You probably can tell I wanted to write … [Read more...] about 5 Things Only Suicide Survivors Understand
Is prosperity gospel harmful to your spiritual growth?The stranger smiled and nodded. “Thank you, I really needed some US dollars.”He shook his scruffy head, forcing an uninvited smile. He stared at the crispy $10 bill. He mumbled something inaudible and quickly left the men’s wear store while staring again at the $10 bill.And I realized I had been … [Read more...] about This Is Why Contentment Will Make You Rich, Not Prosperity Gospel