Courage: The Strength of the Vulnerable Heart The vulnerable heart learns when and how to trust instead of being defensive and closed. There are levels of trust we have with different people. We are created to be in connection with each other and warned of → Read more
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Clarity: Vital Connection in Community "Misery loves company." There is more to that line than meets the eye. We typically read it as, "when I'm miserable, it's nice to know I'm not the only one suffering." But there is another way to look at it → Read more
When the Question Why Isn’t Important Important scientific discoveries and life-saving medical advances are the result of answering "why." It is an important question when driven by curiosity and the desire to know - to understand. But life doesn't always give us the reason why → Read more
The Power of Praying in Specifics "God, please help me to find a job." "God, please bring relief and healing." "God, I pray that I would find a husband." If our God is a personal God, then our prayers - our very conversations with God → Read more
There is No Such Thing as a Stupid Question. There is no such thing as a stupid question. Since elementary school, we've all had that drilled into our heads. And it's true, to be honest. But that doesn't mean there are no wrong questions. "Stupid" → Read more
Conviction: Allowing Covenant to Guide us from Life in the Present Towards Life Eternal During my freshman year of college, a group of us piled in to a friend's car and headed downtown to the only tattoo parlor we were familiar with (and by familiar, → Read more
Clarity: When Covenant Takes Courage There were many covenants in the bible, but for our purposes today, we will focus on the new covenant - the one that we entered into through Jesus. Jeremiah prophesies about this new covenant in Jeremiah 31:31-34. "Behold, the days → Read more
Finding the Courage to Change from the Inside Out As a public, we have become cynical and untrusting of what people tell us. There are more stories than we would like of politicians, public officials, and even church leaders who have been exposed as frauds. → Read more
Waiting on God vs. Waiting on an Answer At the beginning of the year, my husband and I began making strides towards becoming homeowners, with the goal of having our own address by the end of the year. We met with a realtor and called → Read more
Clarity: Do you know where you are? The first recorded question God asked man was "where are you?" That question was not for God, for God knew where Adam hid. Perhaps God asked the question because He wanted Adam to know where Adam was. In → Read more