when faced with the decision to do something that makes me uncomfortable, I often opt out and refer to my introverted personality as the culprit…that way I don’t need to take responsibility for my insecurity.
The word for ‘help meet’ in the Bible is often translated ‘helper’ or ‘companion’, but is this really all God created a wife for?
While it’s important for kids to learn to deal with fear on their own, it’s up to us as parents to teach them how to do it.
It’s not always easy to be obedient, but there is nothing that God asks us to do that isn’t for our benefit, and His. So what’s the deal with a sacrifice of praise? And what’s the purpose besides doing it because the Bible says so?
Churches all over the world are preparing Christmas carols and special services. Volunteers are running around like headless chickens – organizing, practicing, sorting…and this is where…if I may interject…I’ll mention one of the Ten Commandments “Remember the Sabbath day.”
6 ½ months later our epic journey has come to an end. The trip was outstanding but hard to relate. I could write about the pile of majestic snow covered mountains we saw (so many that it nearly became common) – the crystal blue lakes – the monstrous Redwoods, but just like the pictures, words […]
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards” Soren Kierkegaard Another ‘season’ has begun for our trip…we’ve headed west into a great deal of unknown – a strong contrast to the first half of our trip on the east coast which has been full of my past. It has felt surreal […]
In the small town of Mangawhai, New Zealand God is using the ordinary to do the extraordinary
With the deadline for our departure looming (only one week now) our lives are slowly being packed away, revised, thrown away or given away.
The Invitation I stumbled upon my affinity with fear one night when taking time to praise God. As I worshiped and lifted my thoughts to my Heavenly Father it wasn’t long before anxiety would grip my insides and bring me back to earth. So, like a good Christian, I’d quote scripture at it and continue […]