Confrontation is ridiculously uncomfortable, when that happens, we may want to avoid one another, or pretend like nothing happened, which isn’t healthy. Of course, a worse option would be to vent on social media. That’s definitely not a good idea! God's desire, however, is that we reveal His power and grace in every situation, and doing so will often lead us to deeper, longer lasting friendships.
We were best friends, and then we weren’t. It was as simple as that. My friend’s mom decided I wasn’t popular enough for her daughter, so we could no longer be friends. As an adult, I see that the situation had nothing to do with me—it was about serious issues with my friend's mom. But… Continue reading Moving Past Fear of Rejection–Video Devotion
My foot edged out of the airplane door in preparation to jump, the cold wind slapping my face and screaming in my ears. As I leapt, I glanced down and realized that I wasn’t wearing a parachute. I was gripped with terror! Ok, so that was obviously just a dream. But we face fear or… Continue reading Fear Not! — Video Devotion
Hi, my name is Christa, and (dramatic pause) I suffer from doubtful prayer. Phew—I said it! What is doubtful prayer? It means that I know there is no other God above our Creator, that He has unfailing love for me, delights in me—His created daughter, and that He hears my every prayer. But I still… Continue reading Doubtful Prayer
Our world is terribly broken and in desperate need of Jesus’ return, but there are still so many people who haven’t heard the good news of the Gospel. As Christians, we clearly see the urgent need to share our faith, but may struggle with the “how”. We don’t want to come off as overbearing, or … well, weird! Christa Cottam shares a simple way you can show the love of Christ to those around you every day.