“If the Word is a map to the kingdom, a place where He’s prepared a home for us, we have no choice but to keep studying that map until we get to our destination.”
The two areas in my life that call for my attention and constantly undergo total resets are the disciplines of losing weight and spending time with God. Maybe you feel the same? Losing weight seems to have a negative connotation, but we all know it’ll ultimately be for our good. Similarly, being a Christian has certainContinue reading “Losing Weight: Body or Soul?”
Can we really say we drive a clean car when we only clean it once in a while?
Growing up, reading the Bible was like pulling teeth for me. I had trouble understanding the flowery language, staying engaged with the density of historical facts, and applying the truth to my relationship with Jesus. Have you ever felt the same way? When I started college, I was determined to read the Bible for myselfContinue reading “What Kind of Bible Reader Are You?”
The other day I was reading my devotional, Grace for the Moment by Max Lucado before going to work. Under a list of bullet points I was surprised to read “Make major decisions in a cemetery.” I had to reread that line a couple times. It seemed so random and not flowing with the other ideas,Continue reading “Walking in the Cemetery”
I’m no stranger to Young’s The Shack nor its controversies. YouTube videos detail the story’s brainwashing doctrine, theological scholars call it heresy, and articles flood my newsfeed with all the biblical reasons to avoid supporting the new film adaptation. Even so, I went to see the film with an excitement that’s been building up sinceContinue reading “Why I Went to See The Shack”
Specialists say that eating a good breakfast can help you get through the day. Your average person may say a strong cup of coffee is the best way to start your morning. While I partake in both of these, I think God is the best source of energy, and there’s no better time like the peace and quiet of the early morning to power up.
I love decorating the dining room table for festive occasions, a trait I’ve learned from my mother who’s skilled in this particular area. Crystal candlestick holders, my parent’s wedding china, and a new freshly pressed blue tablecloth are spread about. The perfect fixings for a fancy table. At this time of year, you no doubt assumeContinue reading “I’m a Christian who Celebrates Hanukkah”