Category: Faith

An Introvert’s Take on COVID

An Introvert’s Take on COVID

I made a confession to some friends a few weeks ago, not sure what kind of a response I’d get. “Quarantine honestly hasn’t changed my life that much,” I admitted. “As an introvert, it’s really not that hard.” I meant…

The Slope of “Christian” Media is Getting Slipperier

The Slope of “Christian” Media is Getting Slipperier

I read a lot. I’ve been ordering Christian books from Christian publishers for years. Over the couple of years, though, I’ve become really concerned about some of the books Christian publishers are putting out…and convicted about my own failure to…

Did God Really Say…?

Did God Really Say…?

I think most of our bad decisions start with asking ourselves the question, “Did God really say…?” When Eve was tempted by satan in the garden, this was the question that started it all. Did God really say she couldn’t…

Please Vote, America!

Please Vote, America!

There are several things I could say about tomorrow’s election, but many have already articulated my views in a more profound way than I could. Dr. James Dobson, in particular, stated the importance of this election very clearly – please…

Plumbing and the Voice of God

Plumbing and the Voice of God

We had a leaky pipe in our basement last week. This has happened before, and somehow I’m always the one to discover it. Oddly enough, I never discover it because I find water spots anywhere. There was no water on…

A Good Resource for Requesting a Prophetic Word

A Good Resource for Requesting a Prophetic Word

Nothing encourages me more than prophetic words. NOTHING. My love language is words of affirmation, and nobody knows how to affirm his people better than the Lord does! I’m sure I’ve told this story before, but three years ago I…

For God So Loved Your Enemy

For God So Loved Your Enemy

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 NIV I spent four years as a nanny for the cute girls…

Direction

Direction

When I was a kid, I had absolutely no sense of direction. I couldn’t tell you whether I was facing north or south, east or west. I had no idea. I could guess, but I was always wrong. I assumed…

A Test for Living Above Reproach

A Test for Living Above Reproach

I wrote about living above reproach a few weeks ago, and I wanted to offer some practical questions you can ask yourself if you’re not sure whether a behavior is truly above reproach or not. The Holy Spirit is always…

Why Your Name is Significant

Why Your Name is Significant

Names in the Bible Back in Bible times, names were extremely significant. Parents named their children very strategically to reflect each child’s destiny, characteristics, birthplace, or even their own emotions in that season. Joseph named his sons Manasseh, which means…