Archives for May 2016

Sitting, Sulking, or Serving

Singleness, like any other season of life, is meant to refine and strengthen us in the Lord.  Why do we so strongly resist this particular season? Your season of singleness may be short, long, or really long but it should always be fruitful.  I know exactly how you feel.  I have been there.  I used […]

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit

Today’s society keeps things interesting for Christians, particularly those who have immersed themselves in Western culture. Life has become about the pursuit of wealth and the amount of consumption that is possible because of it. We work more hours to earn more money to buy more things. Most of the time, we aren’t even able […]

Taking God Off of Mute

Sometimes it seems hard to discern God’s will for our lives. Sometimes it seems hard because of the noise from all of the things outside of us that compete for our attention. This noise can come from a society where our sense of self and purpose is somehow based on the material possessions we have, […]

An Unlikely Source

12 “As surely as the Lord your God lives,” she replied, “I don’t have any bread—only a handful of flour in a jar and a little olive oil in a jug. I am gathering a few sticks to take home and make a meal for myself and my son, that we may eat it—and die.”13 […]

How One Choice Can Change Everything About Your Life

I’m uncoordinated. Clumsy. Shy. Bossy. Emotional. Lazy. I’m not often chosen first for anything. When I was a kid, I was never chosen first. In school sports, I was usually one of the very last to be chosen. I mean it was usually down to one other person and me and sometimes I was the […]