Recently I had a conversation with a young believer who had many confused ideas about what it means to be a Christian. She was feeling terrible guilt because she thought she should be able to be perfect all the time, and she was struggling. She was afraid that she would lose God’s love, or that [...]
I have spent many years of my Christian life trying to make myself into this picture~perfect Christian I thought God and everyone else expected me to be. I was taught what was expected of me as soon as I became a believer. Teachers, leaders, and even well meaning friends led me on this path away [...]
While living this life I find, as I continue, there are many facets of thought God placed inside me that I have yet to explore. My curiosity and inquisitiveness keep on growing. As I began to live a slower pace, I realize my childhood imagination has surfaced again. It takes me to places I cannot [...]
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in [...]
Many years ago I worked for a small manufacturing company whose founder and president was a believer. He had hired only other believers (from many different denominations) to work in the office, but outsourced some positions to non-believers. One of these was our chief accountant; a devout Jewish man who was very smart, great fun, [...]
Remembering and honoring all men and women who have died in military service for the United States!!!