Today, there is a trend of believers, young and old, male and female questioning and even leaving the church. "I love Jesus, but I hate the church." They are sold on Jesus but hurt by the people who proclaim His name every Sunday. I know because I was one of them. I didn't necessarily remove … Continue reading The Church Divided
Arguably, Chick-fil-A has the best fast food service, period. We have never been so excited to be served chicken in a bag through a drive-thru window without getting out of our vehicle. It's never tasted so good to be served. Yet, we currently live in a culture where, outside of shopping, we are apt to try … Continue reading The other side of service.
Have you ever noticed how often the bad guy ties the good guy up and hangs him upside down? I don't know if this is a well-researched tactic by them, but it seems to rarely work. And honestly, most good guys have some serious ability to not pass out. Being upside down isn't normal, or … Continue reading Downside-Up
Confidence is something I've always struggled with growing up. (I'm writing this in the context that I never really grew up.) I also know confidence is a struggle for many other people taking part in this thing scholars, philosophers, a mothers call life. Some people don't struggle with confidence. They walk, talk, eat, and sleep … Continue reading Humble Confidence
Ever since I was little, I have always taken school very seriously. I study for tests, take every chance to get extra credit, and make sure my grades are never below average. Ultimately, I’ve been a pretty good student my whole life. I never had to worry much in elementary and middle school about keeping … Continue reading Define Me
“I’m good.” Raise your hand if you have ever responded to the question ‘How are you?’ this way? Now put it down because you’re reading a blog by yourself and no one else can see your hand. No one really raised their hand, I know. I think we always assume that most people expect nothing … Continue reading I’m not okay
This year, and every year, we should focus on God.. You might have had a New Years resolution to do that, but it fell through (like most of them). Use this season of giving things up to rekindle that desire to grow closer and walk with God as much as you can. 1. Gossip This … Continue reading 5 things to give up for Lent that will actually help you