Joy. We all want it, and in Christ, we can all have it. Regardless of our circumstances, our blessings or challenges, we can have unshakable unbreakable joy in Christ. And this joy begins by understanding what true biblical joy is, where it comes from, and how we can best cultivate this precious spiritual gift. We… Continue reading Unshakable, Unbreakable Joy- A 10 week Study
As I reflected on my situation with the offended woman, I thought of how Christ treated me. When I was living in complete rebellion against Him, He pursued me, diligently and patiently. When I sinned again and again, He forgave me. And when my sin created a barrier between us that I couldn’t cross, through His death, He tore it down.
Do you have questions regarding Jesus, the Bible, and this whole Christianity thing? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by all the available information in our highly-opinionated and Internet saturated world? Would you like a safe place where you can simply ask questions and maybe get to know some people who enjoy asking questions and… Continue reading Got Questions? Join Our “Seeker” Study!
Newlywed and pregnant at age 22, I knew, to love my daughter well, my life needed to change. I needed God’s grace. Only six months into our marriage, my husband and I found out we were pregnant. At the time, we were “responsible” adults. We sporadically went to church with my mom—a very adult thing… Continue reading God Gave Me Grace
Discouragement clouds my soul when unloving thoughts seem like the default in my heart. Jealousy rises up: often prompted by social media posts. When selfishness plagues me, pride is always waiting. There are moments as a teacher when I’m shocked at my impatient or rude response to a student when I’m in a stressful situation.… Continue reading Feeling Exposed? How Christ’s Light Illuminates Our Deepest Places