One of my favorite men in the Bible has always been Abraham. So this morning when I saw that my Bible reading was taking me to his story in the book of Genesis I was really excited. I love reading about Abraham’s walk of faith!
As I was reading in Genesis 17, it became so clear to me how Abraham set the example for all of us of doing ‘whatever it takes’ to follow God.
The chapter opened up with one of my favorite parts—God is making His promises to Abraham.
Have you ever looked at another woman’s life and prayed, “God, why can’t my life and calling be more like hers?” I know I have. Every time I imagine Jesus saying to me what He said to Peter: “You follow me.”
I was having a bad day. Physically, I didn’t feel well. I was crabby, cranky, irritable, snarky, and
sarcastic (and not the cute funny kind of sarcasm—it was crabby). Too tired to do much else, I started thumbing through social media.
That’s when I saw it: a friend excitedly sharing about the huge, life-changing door God had opened for her to walk in her calling. Honestly, she had reason to be psyched. After years of working and waiting, this was a dream come true.
Remember that Sunday Song that talked about being in God’s army? In this video, Adessa wants to share it with you (complete with motions) as she share about every believer’s calling to be a part of God’s army.
A few days before New Year’s Eve, Jamie and I turned on the t.v. to watch one of my favorite things: the Year in Review. Usually, I enjoy it—looking back, remembering, sometimes being surprised as to how I could forget the stories that dominated the headlines in the past year. Only this year was different. Instead of laughing and enjoying the show, I was shocked… stunned…surprised at the things that we’re being applauded as good and the people and ideas that were being moc
I was seventeen years old, and just days away from my high school graduation.
Attending a very small Christian school where it was customary for each graduate to give a speech at the ceremony, I was preparing my words. Given that I was the only one graduating that year, I wanted them to be important.
Traditionally, the speech was meant to be a time to thank family and friends for their help in reaching graduation. But being me, I wanted my speech to be more. Knowing
Do you remember a time when you knew God was asking you to do something? Do you remember where you were, what you were doing and the excitement you felt? Even though that was an amazing moment, it was only the beginning of your journey of doing whatever it takes to live in your calling.