It seems easy to trust God when things are going well. But it's really hard when life sucks. Here's how you can increase your faith when things are hard.
Panic is everywhere right now. And that's understandable. But Christians have an opportunity to tell a better story. Here's how.
Sharing your faith can be scary, uncomfortable, and inconvenient. But we're all called to evangelism. Here are 4 reasons why it needs to be a priority for you.
The bible never paints the Pharisees as the heroes of the story. None of us wants to be labeled a legalistic Christian. But we often fall prey to it subtly. Here are 4 signs you might be struggling with legalism.
Social media isn't always the best place for meaningful conversation, though sometimes it can be. But what we must never do is comment on a post without fully reading it. Here's why.
Every time a tragedy occurs, the first thing many people do is take to social media to share their “thoughts and prayers.” Whether it’s the horrors of an active shooter, the devastation of a natural disaster, or a destructive incident involving racially motivated violence, people react on social media by posting their “thoughts and prayers” and … Continue reading What To Do Instead Of Sending Thoughts And Prayers
I’ve been surprised to see how my being pregnant has brought out different sides of people. Mainly very strong opinions from people I’m close to (and not so close to). There’s something about being pregnant that seems to draw advice right out of people, whether I ask for it or not. Some advice I’ve been … Continue reading How To Give Good Advice (3 Tips)
The life of faith is meant to be a joyful existence. But too often joy feels like something that’s just beyond our grasp. We may get flashes of it, but life can feel like a struggle. It can feel mundane. It can even feel pretty bleak.But we know that joy is part of the fruit … Continue reading 5 Things That Steal Your Joy And How To Fight Them
If there is one criticism that’s levied against Christians more than any other, it’s that we’re judgmental. That we’re morally superior and hypocritical. To be sure, part of this criticism is unfair. Oftentimes, the whole Church gets lumped in with the horrific stances of some fringe groups that could only loosely be identified as Christian. … Continue reading Are There Times When Christians Should Judge?
If you pay attention to the news (or even just your newsfeed), then you probably know that a recent measure in the New York State Senate has sent shockwaves throughout the nation. The bill expands access to abortion.This conversation is always accompanied by very strong emotions--and rightfully so. What we’re talking about is the fundamental … Continue reading How To Approach The Abortion Conversation