I’ve been on this kick lately of exploring what it means to not only be a child of God, but how to live freely like one. It’s something we don’t talk about directly much. Those of us who have been in the church for a while have heard that phrase tossed around. Child of God. … Read more
Sometimes it’s hard for me to read the Bible, mostly because I don’t know what to read. That feeling can come because the Bible is so big and full of so many books it can be overwhelming to just pick something. I have this habit of wanting to pick the right something, and lately that … Read more
The Bible can be completely overwhelming. It’s a big book and there is a lot of confusing stuff in there. Reading cover to cover or through the Bible chronologically is one way to tackle it, and there are a ton of plans out there to help with that. But what if there is a particular word, topic, or person you want to study? How do you go about that?That’s what I hope you help you with today.
I’ve been living as God’s slave instead of his child–just looking at my most recent history and habits that much is clear. I read my Bible for fear of missing some truth or direction God wants to give me. I go to church because that’s what good Christians do even when I am exhausted and what I really need is a day to just be alone and not do anything scheduled. I volunteer and fill my schedule with ministry opportunities because I feel like that’s what I’m supposed do. I’ve gone on mission trips, not because I felt called but because I thought I should.
Easter and Advent are special times of the year for me. They are two seasons when our hearts want to be in that place of being more focused on Jesus. That’s why I love providing Bible studies and devotional material around this time. I like helping people make space to meet with Jesus, to love … Read more
**Some of the links below are affiliate links*, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Read my full disclosure here.** Celebrating Lent–those 40 days from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday–is a new rhythm for me. I really didn’t know about this practice … Read more
“So what did you get out of your reading today?” That question is pretty commonly asked by my dad. Whether he’s asking about our devotional time, church service, or the Sunday School lesson, he likes entering into conversation about what we’ve learned about God, what we absorbed, what truth we’re walking away with. If I’m … Read more
**Some of the links below are affiliate links*, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Read my full disclosure here.** The word meditate is can be one that makes Christians uncomfortable. We get this idea of someone sitting cross-legged, eyes closed, and … Read more