While we don’t often notice it, the bible talks about race a lot. Here are 4 specific times where God subverted racism in the bible.
It can be troubling to read violent stories in the bible. But here are 5 things every Christians should know about Old Testament violence.
I never meant to embark on a journey that very few women do. And, honestly, I didn’t realize that that’s exactly what I was doing until I stepped foot into my first class during my junior year of undergrad. I walked in the door a few minutes before class started. As I looked around the … Continue reading The Shared Value of Man & Woman
When we think of Christmas, we typically think of a nativity scene depicting baby Jesus in a stable. But what if that's not where he was actually born? Here's why I don't think Jesus was born in a stable and why it matters
Being hurt by someone you love and trust has a way of stinging long after the offense is over and done with. No matter how hard you try to move passed it, no matter how much time goes by, the wound feels as fresh as the day it happened. How do you forgive someone when … Continue reading 3 Signs You Haven’t Truly Forgiven Those Who Hurt You
“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible to be alive without breathing.”- Martin LutherMany of us would agree that prayer is fundamental to our faith. Yet most people would admit they have a fear of praying. A feeling of inadequacy. Is there a right way to pray? How do you know if … Continue reading 4 Tips to Give You a More Vibrant Prayer Life
Pride is a destructive thing. It damages relationships. It can bring down organizations. It has a way of making even the most intelligent person act foolishly. Prideful and arrogant people are difficult to be around. They’re difficult to work with...or be related to for that matter. And the thing is we’re always quick to recognize … Continue reading 6 Practical Ways You Can Kill Pride
When it became clear that my mom was losing her battle with cancer and she confined to her bed, reality sunk in. One of her friends from church came over with a stack of cards for her to fill out in case she passed away. There were a few birthday cards and two graduation cards--one … Continue reading What Will Heaven Really Be Like?
Growing up, my parents had me bring my Bible to church every Sunday. And my Bible was all decked out. I had one of those leather zipper cases with the slits to store your pen and highlighter. Months worth of half-sheet sermon note pages were stuffed in the back. The thing probably weighed about 7 … Continue reading Which Bible Translation Is The Best One?