To the Anxious Christian

To the Anxious Christian,     “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled….” John 14:27 I can hear your cries, and I can see your struggle. Dear Anxious Christian, please know you are not alone. I…

Is God Still Speaking to Us?

“… Then a great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake came a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire….

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

“…The Lord gave me what I had, and the Lord has taken it away. Praise the name of the Lord!” ~ Job 1:21 For those of you who have never read the book of Job, or maybe have never even heard of Job, this verse might be confusing. God gives us everything in our lives…

Why are Millennials Turning to Atheism?

“Whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father…” ~ Matthew 10:33   Recently, a few different news stations conducted some research about Millennials. The main topic was how much Millennials are changing the world that we live in. Different economies are struggling based on the millennial population’s life style. Many of…

How Do I Hear the Truth Through the Stigma of Christianity?

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits…” ~Matthew 7:15       It’s pretty hard these days to log onto social media and not see something negative. There is always at least one person sharing their negative opinion about someone…

Where is God When I Feel Alone?

“Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted…” ~ Psalms 25:16   I was having coffee and fellowship with a young woman a few weeks ago. I asked if there was anything I could pray for, and what she said made my heart heavy. “I feel alone in my…

Am I Worthy of Being Redeemed?

“I will do whatever you say…” ~ Ruth 3:5   You can’t go very long in a day without hearing the words “debt” or “deficit”. Whether someone is talking about their own circumstances, someone elses, or the nation’s. It’s a unifying goal of most human beings to be “debt-free”. So much so, that scammers are…

God Can’t Use Me, I’m _____.

No, Lord, don’t send me. I have never been a good speaker, and I haven’t become one since you began to speak to me. I am a poor speaker, slow and hesitant… ~Exodus 4:10 Anxiety, depression, cripple, deaf… We have so many barriers in life that strive to hold us back. It’s common now to…

Is God Working Through My Struggles?

Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created… ~Esther 4:14 In our lives, we go through hard times. Some more than others. Sometimes it’s hard to understand why. When in the midst of the storm, it’s hard to see the light  at the end of the tunnel. Even more so, it’s hard…

Can Love be Earned?

So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her. ~Genesis 29:20 Recently, ABC came out with a new show called “The Proposal”. Being the curious person I am, I watched a couple episodes. For those of you who have never seen…