7 Marks of a mature Christian

What makes a mature christian? Is it reading your bible for two hours a day? Or telling every person that’s sick, “I’ll pray for you” (but not really)? Is it dressing conservatively? Or not watching TV because it’s from Satan himself? Does being a mature christian mean …

I am broken

I am broken. Speaking these words out loud leaves cuts along my tongue, each syllable a jagged shard of the secret I have always kept hidden in the quiet spaces of my soul. If you’re anything like me, the parts …

Fear & Trust- don’t belong together

I saw bravery last week when a set of blue eyes looked deep into mine, gazed straight at me and without a word spoke a million. Life had caused a harsh blow and winded my friend Alice, bruised her soul and made the world she lived in a little dimmer. Her …

Marriage without loopholes

Kick him to the curb. Move on. You deserve better. You’ve got the escape clause, get out now while you can. File for divorce. That’s what Matthew 19:9 says, right? If your spouse commits adultery, you’ve got a get out …

Are You a Believer or Achiever?

We have been saved by grace…through faith. What a wonderful gift! Sadly though, too many Christians live the way it’s described in Galatians 3:3: …Having begun [your new life spiritually] with the [Holy] Spirit, are you now reaching perfection [by dependence] …