Tag Archives: Romans 8:38-39

defiant hearts

The older I get, the more I cross paths with people from different backgrounds. Most often, I can tell who has had some difficult experiences. They are quick to stand with clenched fists, eyes narrowed, scowling lines etch their faces, … Continue reading

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not partial

As believers we have a tendency to make our faith into a country club, exclusive only to those found worthy enough to enter. I have watched many Christians make the process of salvation become a multi-step, graduate level course, instead … Continue reading

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roaming

Wandering lost doesn’t always look “lost” to others. When we were on the wrong side of grace (Romans 8:5-8) we did not think our actions were wrong, hurtful, or even dangerous. We were just having fun, living according to our own … Continue reading

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Nothing

In recent news we have heard again of the deaths of Christians for sake of being “Christian.” Twenty-one Christians were beheaded by ISIS in Egypt sparking sorrow, grief, and outrage around the world’s Christian community. We are being reminded again … Continue reading

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mourning

What do you do when the plan you had is 180 degrees away from the plan God is leading you toward? Tonight I wrote to a dear, sweet friend who is struggling with the loss of some life-long dreams and is trying to … Continue reading

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it never fails

Today I began my journey as a small group leader in the high school ministry at church.  I was nearly bursting with joy because I finally get to do what I have always wanted to do–work with teenagers. My Monday-Friday … Continue reading

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