It’s been a hard day. You’re finally sitting down on the couch; the lights are dimmed and the curtains are shut for the night. Everything has stilled; and though the house is quiet, it’s not peaceful. As you hug your cup of lukewarm coffee to your chest, the voices begin to speak. Do you remember ... Read More about What’s Wrong with Self-Condemnation?
When I worked at a Christian summer camp, I learned a lot about dressing up to impress. Although we were camp counsellors at a summer camp, where children come to run in the mud, play in the woods, get soaked in the water, have few showers, and eat messy meals, our attire was held to high ... Read More about Adjusting Our Attitude Toward Scripture, Part 1
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Isaiah 55:8-9 ESV) God’s ways are far higher than our ways. But God’s plans are much ... Read More about Romans 11: The Sovereignty and Wisdom of God in Salvation
She got the promotion you were hoping to receive. She has the sweet daughter you always wanted, while you struggle to manage two boys. She got the award you were striving to win all year. She found the strong Christian husband you dreamed of while your ring finger remains bare. She has the gorgeous ... Read More about Learning to Celebrate with Others (When You Wish It Was You)
We want something bigger and better. We are afraid of settling for less than. This is true in our walk of faith; we are afraid we are missing out on greater and better spirituality, and we don’t want to miss out on the possibility of having a closer relationship with God. If it truly is possible to ... Read More about The Foundations of a Proper Heart Attitude Toward Scripture