So can I just be vulnerable for a moment? Can I be open, honest, and tell you something about myself that I’m not very proud to admit? Here goes—the cold hard truth: as much as I love God’s Word, I seriously struggle getting through Leviticus.
I know, it should be interesting—the history, the typology, the way it reflects on God’s plan for salvation. And yet, there’s something about my personality that just finds it boring. Every year when my Bible reading plans re
When it comes to the topic of living a life worthy of your calling, so many people ask, “How can I, an ordinary person, really do whatever it takes to live a life worthy of my calling?” The answer is the same as Jesus gave the disciples: through the power of the Holy Spirit.
When I was a young girl growing up in the church, I loved contemporary Christian music. When Jamie got Amazon music at Christmastime, I was ecstatic to learn that many of my favorite songs from back in the day could be streamed on this service.
Silverwind. Carmen. Kim Boyce. Petra. Newsboys. Even David Meece. Songs I hadn’t heard in years were suddenly blaring through our house. As I heard them I was once again a young girl at a concert singing along at the top
Valentine’s Day is here…even as a single gal, I have to admit, I look forward to the holiday.
I love the pink and red decorations. A little glitter always brightens up the dark winter. Tulips and roses showing up in unexpected places brightening the atmosphere. And who doesn’t love the chocolates???
Of course, we all know that real love—true love—-has very little to do with the things I just mentioned. Those are just pieces of a holiday. True love is so mu
A few weeks ago, Jamie woke up with a head cold. Running a low-grade fever, he decided to settle in a comfy chair and get some rest while watching a Captain America marathon. Being busy with other things, I missed the first two movies. But after dinner and dishes, I sat down with him to watch the third: Captain America: Civil War. (Honestly, this is the only one I like because I am a fan of Tony Stark/Ironman.)
Even though I’ve seen the movie many times before, this
Have you ever been in a room full of people when one familiar voice rises above the crowd calling your name? Whenever I read Jesus teaching about His sheep hearing His voice in John 10, this is the picture that comes into my mind.