how do we protest well? How do we stand against oppression and broken systems, without turning toward hate ourselves?
God's character is clear: He loves His creation and His heart is for those who have no voice and are lost in this world.
As many have been watching, the attack on the church in Texas has rocked the nation...again. From Orlando to Vegas to Texas, we are watching darkness aim to overtake our light. [tweetshare tweet="The sad part about these tragedies is how quickly they become political narratives instead of narratives for unity." username="^M)zLemMY!u5ZU3lg5tTofaqD7l2DKda:1:1"] The two-sides want to … Continue reading The World Is Dark, But We Can Shine Brighter
When you are speaking truth into someone's life and they don't want to hear it, you need to step away.
It doesn't mean you drop them forever, nor does it mean you stop being there when they reach out.
Your money matters to God, not because He doesn't want you to have things, but because He doesn't want your things to have you.
Walking in faith requires a sense of trust in what has been promised, but a conviction to push forward when we don't see what's coming.
Your scars remain. Your hurt is real. Acknowledge it. Don't hold it in and deal with it alone. Find someone to confide in and work things through. The pain may not go away forever, but at least you'll know you don't have to deal with it by yourself when the weather is bad.
By the grace of God I have been lifted up out of my spiritual death. I have learned from my mistakes and the hurt I held on to. Through all of that I have grown to know, God will shine through the mess.
If we claim to be a follower of Christ, there is very clear direction on how we should respond and recognize our enemies.
We can be unhappy, but when you allow your unhappiness to ruin your day or influence your relationships, the your time is officially wasted.