Category: Obedience

Submission

“I realized that the deepest spiritual lessons are not learned by His letting us have our way in the end, but by His making us wait; bearing with us in love and patience until we are able honestly to pray…

Freedom

It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. ~ Galatians 5:1 For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh,…

Luminaries

Cousins make forts of two-by-fours, unconstructed sanctuary our playground, serve acorn-crust mud pies on blue stained-glass, jump rope to the beat of our fathers’ hammers ~ percussion the sound of church rising ground-up, clouds for a steeple. Cornerstone planted in…

There Are Struggles…

By Katie Heid We’re bombarded with talk today about “speaking up” and “shouting your [fill in the blank].”  I can’t help but think of how Christ followers are to react to the pride and vitriol embedded in such statements: *…

A Servant’s Heart

Some time ago I had a conversation with a professed Christian woman who had gone through a difficult divorce, and was struggling to understand what went wrong.  She posed some interesting questions: “How do we serve others constantly without becoming…