I understand about fear. I struggled with it for a very, very long time. What frustrates and saddens me is seeing the Church, the body and bride of Christ, being squashed under volumes of rules and regulations that God never intended, Jesus didn’t preach, and the Holy Spirit doesn’t want us [...]
I’ve seen several blog posts recently about purity pledges and girls feeling pressured and stressed out about waiting until marriage to have sex. I never led a wild party lifestyle, but I wasn’t a virgin when I married, and trust me when I say, even if you’re not a Christian, it’s a lot less stressful [...]
For several years, I was embarrassed to say I was a Christian. Not because I was ashamed of God, Jesus, or my own convictions, but because of the way other Christians acted. I’m not talking about obviously-not-Christian groups such as the Westboro group; even someone with a minimal knowledge of the Christian faith would know that group [...]
I haven’t blogged about the Chick-Fil-A controversy, and I’m not going to choose sides now. I’m only writing this because I started to write something while reposting an article and realized that I was getting too wordy for a Facebook post.
Here’s the article: The Last Chicken Story We’re Writing Today, and as far as [...]
I rarely post about political or controversial subjects on this blog. (I reserve that stuff for Facebook.) But this whole marriage thing is annoying me. And it has nothing to do with my personal beliefs. I believe that what I believe is true and “the way it should be” but you may believe something different, [...]
The Showers of Books Giveaway Hop is hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and One A Day YA and runs April 20-25th. There are about 200 blogs participating in this hop.
I’m giving away Winter Light: A Christian’s Search for Humility by Bruce Ray Smith. This is a quick [...]
A few weeks ago, my friend Amy shared on Facebook that her son Jonathan was planning to spend a year doing mission work in Cameroon, West Africa. With her permission, I’m sharing her post, with the hope that it touches you as much as it touched me.
When Jonathan started college two years ago he [...]