Unity for a Greater Purpose

Have you felt it? Have you felt the tension that is occurring amongst believers in Christ? Have you felt the elephants (yes, there are more than one) in the room lately? Have you felt the division that has slowly been creeping in over the last year and a half? Have you felt the awkwardness in conversations? Have you felt the … Read More

He Is Near

Anxiety is identified as a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease. One in five adults are affected by an anxiety disorder, and women are twice as likely to have anxiety disorders than men. I’m not going to lie, this week has been rough for me. I have been on the struggle bus with my anxiety but only the close people … Read More

A Fresh Start

August always feels like a fresh start. I know many people feel that in January, but the beginning of the school year truly feels brand new. I live in a college town with new faces pouring in this time of year. In every community kids are getting in their last summer adventures while parents are budgeting for the mounting list … Read More

Complete Reliance on Christ

Seasons pass by quickly and as summer fades to fall we may be faced with new challenges and daily tasks. Some may have children going to new grade levels, entering school for the first time, or are choosing to homeschool. Others are starting new jobs, entering the workforce, or retiring. Some may be in a period of intense grief or … Read More

The Tool Box

Have you ever determined that you were going to fix something yourself? I am not mechanical in any way and it would be a complete and utter lie to say I was. However, to say that I am stubborn is the complete and utter truth. My stove knob needed fixed. I soon found the stove make and model and realized … Read More

What Job Taught Me

How often have you wondered “God, where are you?” or maybe even “God, what did I do to deserve this?” I know there have been times of suffering in my life where I’ve found myself asking similar questions. As much as we want a clear answer from God in tumultuous times, often He asks us to trust His character through … Read More

Because Jesus Says So

We live in a world where there is a constant pressure to be seen and valued by others. We have believed the lie from the enemy that says, “In order to matter, others have to think we matter.”  This is why we often find ourselves running full speed ahead as we aim to achieve the next job promotion, hit 1K+ followers … Read More

Into The Unknown

For the last year, my husband and I have found ourselves sitting with our faith, examining many of the beliefs we hold as “truth”. The circumstances that led us into this season were outside of our control but made this journey inevitable. It’s been imperative for us to realize how our Christian faith has been informed by the Bible, and by … Read More

God’s Timeline

Are you the type of person who has a five-year plan? Maybe you have it all planned out: fall in love, start your dream job, get married, buy the house, start a family. Sounds like the perfect life, right? But wait, that relationships did not work out, you didn’t get into your dream school, that house costs how much? Life … Read More

Candy-Coated Lies

Hard times will come. A few weeks ago, I woke up in pain and feeling exhausted. This was not unique as many mornings have started this way over the last few months. My chronic health issues have been in an intense flare, and I have dealt with lingering effects from Covid since late fall. All of that combined made it … Read More