How many lies do you believe on a daily basis? Ten? Twenty? One hundred? As Christians, we so often blame the media for the evil messages being spread around the world. Are you feeling insecure? It's probably because of the unrealistic expectations set by models in magazines. Are you feeling inadequate? That's because the world… Continue reading Who is the Real Liar?
I know, I know... I missed last Tuesday. But I didn't forget about today, I really didn't. I was just procrastinating. To make up for last week, I thought I'd use this post as an opportunity to show you guys my new favorite Jamie Grace song. Just kidding... (You were about to stop reading, weren't… Continue reading Stand Firm
This is an essay I wrote for school which fits nicely with Earth Day, which was on Sunday. Enjoy! Every year on April 22nd, almost two hundred countries around the world celebrate the earth. This is Earth Day, when everyone is invited to plant a tree, clean up trash, or conserve energy. As everyone spends… Continue reading The Christian and the Environment
This morning I woke up to a hazy red glow over the tops of the trees in my backyard. I didn't think much of it until receiving a text from my dad with a link to a newspaper article. It explained that my region of the Pacific Northwest has been covered with not only smoke,… Continue reading Hurricanes and Wildfires– What Natural Disasters Teach Us About God
Today I'm going to share some exerts from a book I'm reading by Elisabeth Elliot, and some thoughts of my own afterwards. They are all primarily about suffering and God's sovereign hand in it. I pray that these words will encourage you this morning. "Have you noticed those two verses in Psalm 147 that juxtapose… Continue reading On Suffering and the Sovereignty of God
Welcome back to this series! If you missed part one, you can read it here. To review, we're going over some lies that you really shouldn't believe... and the truth that destroys these lies. (But you probably knew that from the title.) 🙂 And now on to lie number two! Lie #2--- "The suffering heaped on… Continue reading 3 Lies You Shouldn’t Believe (and the Truth that Destroys Them) (Part 2)
Another spring post for you! (I apologize for the delay.) And I think this is going to be the last of my little series... because, quite frankly, I've run out of topics strictly related to spring. 😉 But we'll see... Spring is the season of hope. I alluded to this last week, but want to elaborate… Continue reading Five Ways Spring Gives Me Hope