Let me assure you. That breakthrough you’re expecting, the struggle you’re facing, that lack of peace you’re experiencing — it won’t be resolved with an incomplete or misinformed view of God and the gospel. The gospel of grace is provocative because it starts with repentance. It’s starts with an acknowledgement of sin. It starts with […]
The moments we are most uncomfortable are the moments we learn the most about ourselves … and our God. It’s easy to believe when things are going well. It’s easy to let Jesus take the wheel on smooth, illuminated roads. It’s easy to praise Him when everyone is healthy and pressures are low. It’s easy […]
I’m good at hanging on … to the wrong things things … the things I think I can control, the toxic relationships, enemy lies, voices of defeat, fear and angst. My clingy sin. I’m good at holding onto grudges, doubt and insecurity. I clench down on what feels vulnerable, fragile and much too precious to […]
When you can’t do it all. Sister, stop thinking you can. None of us can. It’s called being human. Humanity is beautiful, adaptable, and redeemable. But not perfect. At least not this side of heaven. Only God can do it all, and we have to stop trying to be Him. It’s not our job description. […]
Cue the Rocky theme music. I’m putting my game face on. And you should to. Life is hard and tough and if we want to thrive—not just survive—we need to get even tougher. Want to find your purpose and destiny? Tired of living a boring, ordinary life? Well, you don’t have to. There is more […]
I’m not sure we really understand the love of God for us. Isaiah 53:10 says that “the LORD was pleased to crush him severely.” This prophecy was a prediction of Jesus, that the Lord would send His Son, in flesh, to be the sacrifice for our sins and redeem us to Himself. And it would […]
When all is said and done, we have a choice to make in life. We can choose to be taken hostage and beat down by all of the challenges, hurt and heartache that come our way. We can let them define us. We can let them take hold of our minds, leaving us defeated and […]
Motherhood is hard. We are often overwhelmed, exhausted and weary in the work. In this stage of life we feel guilty. It’s a season to embrace imperfection. It’s a great season.