Who is Jesus?

Around the world, people today are laying down their lives to talk about Jesus. Who is He?

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Your Life Story in 6 Words

Ernest Hemingway’s shortest story- “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Wow! In 6 words can you spark hope? Yes! Tell us your 6 word story!

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Mud Puddles of Life

Where are you stuck? Fear? Isolation? Shame? Depression? Worry? Mud puddles of life bring hopelessness. But one new step leads to new life!

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3 Remedies for Spiritual Dehydration

Ever feel wilted, like you’re thirsting for more in life? We get weary and need renewal. But we can’t quench our soul-deep thirsts by ourselves.

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3 Steps Toward Good Life

We may not be where we want to be or thought we’d be. How can we make the most of new opportunities? Here are 3 steps toward good life.

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A Time to Mourn

Some of the darkest hours on this earth are the ones when Heaven is rejoicing, because our loved ones are now in Paradise.

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What is Saving Faith?

We want to believe there’s a purpose in life and we hope there’s a heaven. But we’re skeptical about religion. How can we know what’s true?

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The Lies of Childhood

The lies of childhood become the mountains and wounds of adulthood. Many of us still believe them. They prevent us from moving forward, but we can move them.

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Faith Over Fear: Beyond Life’s Pits

I was honored to guest blog in Remade Ministries’ “Faith Over Fear” series (#justdoitafraid). God can remake anyone…

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A Time to Laugh, A Time to Mourn

I remember the words of a wise man who said that some of the darkest hours on this earth are the ones when Heaven is rejoicing, because our loved ones are now in Paradise.

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I Am Second

Most people are pushing to come out on top. We expect life to turn out one way but are broadsided by reality. New life is still possible, but not if we try to control our destiny.

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Who is Jesus?

We don’t think about ancients like Caesar or Alexander the Great. Yet people today are laying down their lives to talk about Jesus. Who is He?

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Your Life Story in Six Words

Ernest Hemingway’s legendary shortest story “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Sad and emotional. What if in six words you could spark hope in someone’s life?

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Mud Puddles of Life

Where are you stuck? Fear? Isolation? Shame? Depression? Worry? Guilt? Mud puddles of life stem out of hopelessness. We’re afraid things won’t get better.

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3 Remedies for Spiritual Dehydration

Ever feel wilted, like you’re thirsting for something more in life? We get weary and need renewal. But we can’t quench our soul-deep thirsts by ourselves.

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A Different Kind of Thanksgiving

I pray this will be a different kind of Thanksgiving for all of us. One where we stand in the gap for others and lift them up to God.

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In Her Own Words… Angela B

My mom was an alcoholic and I was taken away from her. My uncle and adopted mom abused me. I felt trapped and was told I was stupid. Now my life has changed.

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3 Steps Toward Good Life

We may not be where we thought we’d be or where we want to be. How can we make the most of opportunities moving forward? Here are 3 steps toward good life.

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The Lies of Childhood

The lies of childhood become the mountains and wounds of adulthood. Many of us still believe them. They prevent us from moving forward, but we can move them.

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In Her Own Words… Javonne

I should have been looking forward to exciting opportunities after college. Instead, I was facing divorce and the judgment of a family who couldn’t accept it.

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Broken Light Bulbs

As time passes and broken bulbs go unreplaced, you get used to the new normal. Your eyes adjust. It’s not so bad. Broken light bulbs are like sin in our life.

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A Room Full of Secrets

Next time you’re in a crowded room, take a look around. It’s a room full of secrets. We all have them. Many of us are still afraid of them. What should we do?

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Where Are You When I Need You?

If we could watch a replay of our hard times, who would be there by our side? Sometimes it feels like even God has abandoned us. If God loves us, where is He?

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Who is Looking for You?

Our bad decisions may have consequences for the rest of our life. But we can be forgiven. We don’t have to live an isolated and lost life without God.

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Here I Am, But Send Someone Else!

Have you ever been “volunteered” for something you really didn’t want to do? If you’re like me, you’re still wondering, “How did it happen?” When they were looking for someone to step up we did the right thing; we kept

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The Land of Rebellion

Do you know someone living in the land of rebellion? Making bad choices. Running with a partying crowd. Throwing caution to the wind. Caught in the wilderness of loneliness and emptiness. Heading down the path to a very dark place.

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In Her Own Words… Jill

My name is Jill and this is my story… I sat outside in the grass, leaning against the side of the house. I sobbed. “What has happened?” I wondered. Rob and I had been married 5 years. We had a

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In Her Own Words… Angela

My name is Angela and this is my story…. Ever notice how sometimes God gives us a warning of what’s coming so that it’s not quite such a shock? This has happened to me more times than I can count,

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Pain of the Precious Pearl

When was the last time you got a splinter in your finger? Do you remember how much it hurt? A splinter isn’t a life threatening malady, but it can be very irritating. Even though a splinter is tiny, the nagging

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What’s Wrong With Me?

How many times have you felt that sickening pit in your stomach as someone you cared about walked away? Maybe they were ending a “discussion” you hadn’t finished. Maybe they were taking a break as you tried to draw closer.

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Running on Empty

Have you ever wished you could just run away? I have. Sometimes I want to run away from something. Sometimes I feel the need to get away to something different. Sometimes I want to run ahead, because surely there’s supposed

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Rebel, The Black Sheep

What do people think of you? That’s a hard question to answer. Different people know us in different ways. Some know us from the past, and continue to view us in light of what we used to do or how

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Broken Leg Syndrome–Running from God

What’s the oddest job you or someone you know has on their resume? I’ve been rather mainstream in my work experience since my oddest jobs were camp counselor for autistic children and veterinarian assistant. Although I did muck stalls at

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Into Darkness Shines the Light of Hope

Do you know anyone who’s been in the dark pits of life? Maybe it was you. Maybe the pit was more like an abyss where the silence of isolation was deafening and the terror was real. Some of us have

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Is Failure Another Broken Dream?

Would you categorize your life as a success or failure? That’s a hard question. Most of us don’t necessarily think of our life as being successful because we know the truth of where we’ve been and where we are. And

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