Here is another one of my favorite new songs, Thy Will, by Hillary Scott, which fits in with a lot of what I've been writing and thinking about lately. This beautiful song fits right in with the Psalms. It really is a prayer, a conversation with God, a struggle to understand God's plan and my part … Continue reading Thy Will Be Done
Doubt is not the absence of faith; it is an element of faith. Paul Tillich Recently, I was reminiscing about school. I remembered that after an exam, if I was nervous about my grade (so, basically after every exam), I didn't want to get my test results. I would take my test and what's done … Continue reading Asking Questions
Christians love to hear testimonies of healing. We love to look at a person's story and see the evidence of God's handiwork throughout. We love to hear about what someone learned going through a hard time, but how they came out of it, whole, healed, stronger than ever. We give the glory to God, thinking … Continue reading God’s Faithfulness, Even If
If you're anything like me, growing in Christ is sometimes something of a mystery. It's something I know is important, even expected, but I wasn't really sure how to do it (and in full honesty, I probably didn't actually think about it much). But in reading and writing more about discipleship and the authentic Christian … Continue reading Running the Race
Then he brought them out and said, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" And they said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household."Acts 16:30-31 There are a few times in Scripture where someone asked a really important question that still resonates with us today. Questions like … Continue reading What Must I Do to be Saved?
It's gotten pretty cold in my corner of the world. Sub-freezing temperatures and an inch of snow are somewhat unusual for this time of year. Not that I've been at home this time of year for a while. I was away at school for six years. I came home for breaks and that kind of … Continue reading Trusting Through the Different
Recently, I found myself faced with a dilemma. I was reading various blog posts and came across a couple that I strongly disagreed with. I felt so strongly about the posts that I actually found myself developing an emotional response with a physical reaction. My heart was racing as my mind developed lines of reasoning … Continue reading How (Not) to Have an Argument