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DO YOU REALLY WANT TO CHANGE?

Have you ever said, "I'll never do that again!" only to make the same mistake a few days later? If you're a Christian, at some point in your walk with God, you'll feel stuck in the same cycle of sinful decisions and foolish mistakes. So how do we get from where we are...

WHY AM I SO DISCONTENT?

I recently got this message from someone: “I’m trying really hard right now to embrace singleness as a gift, as you mentioned in your post “Theology of Singleness.” I think it would help ease my mind to know more about the things I will experience in my relationship...

BUT WAIT!

The sun is about to set, and you're still sitting on that same bench in the middle of the park, listening to your favorite songs for hours now. You're trying your best to ease your boredom as you stare at your watch, counting every tick of time. Moments later and...

DOES GOD TELL US WHO TO MARRY?

Let me just put it out there: I don’t believe God reveals to us specifically whom we’re going to marry beforehand. (I’m not saying God doesn’t provide for or direct us, just that you won’t hear a “Marry Joe” directive from God.) I understand you might be convinced...

LEFT OUT: THE BENEFITS OF EXCLUSION

Exclusion is a part of life. It is unavoidable. Not only that, it is good. Isn’t it good that the whole school doesn’t get to have a say in your child’s education? That the whole church isn’t governed by the whim of the congregation each week but by a group of trusted...

THE CUMULATIVE EFFECT OF OUR LITTLE CHOICES

Have you ever seen a sink hole? Cars can be parked on a street day after day, and everything appears normal, then one day the asphalt caves in and cars disappear into a gigantic hole. Everybody says, “That hole came out of nowhere.” But they’re wrong. The hole appears...

FOR THE WOMAN WHO NEEDS TO BE RESCUED

“I needed God to rescue me. I couldn’t rescue myself.”  -Hannah J. Hannah was stuck. What started as a choice had become a chain. Fear enslaved her. She was broken — emotionally manipulated and verbally abused by the man she loved. For three years he told her she...

HOW TO HANDLE THE STAGE 5 LESSONS FROM JOHN THE BAPTIST

  My husband and I married just as his music career was kicking into high gear. We were both eager to honor God in this season and often asked for words of wisdom from older men and women in our lives. Above all that we heard, there were two things that resonated...

OF LOVE AND FRIENDZONES

Help!  I’m in love with my (guy) best friend. If this is you, then you probably understand how I’ve felt at some point in my life.  Because I’m a girl, I really had to just sit and wait, hoping that my friend will wake up and realise he’s in love with me, too.  I...