OK, just thoughts on one subject: abortion. Yesterday was Sanctity of Human Life Day and 44 years since Roe v. Wade. I am pro-life and believe life begins at conception, but I cringed when I read some of the status updates that came across my Facebook news feed and felt a heaviness around how to engage on … Continue reading Sensitive Subject(s) + Social Media
For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. - Galatians 5:1 ESV Every year I have a go-to Christmas song that I could listen on repeat the entire season. Sometimes it's because I love the musicianship, sometimes it's "just because," but this year … Continue reading We Are Free!
It was a humbling week following Chad's sermon on how Christmas is for the needy, not the proud. I am okay with acknowledging my need for Jesus on a superficial level: in conversations, on social media, at Community Group... but when I'm actually faced with my limitations practically, my prideful heart reveals itself in ways that wreck … Continue reading Christmas is for the Needy
It is easy for me to set my hope in my circumstance rather than in Christ who will return and make all things right. It is easy for me to find joy in my accomplishments rather than in the God who calls me "beloved" regardless of my success. It is easy for me to find … Continue reading The Abundant Life
I am very okay at a lot of things. But I am not, and never have been, the best at anything. I've never been the prettiest, smartest, artsiest, friendliest, fittest... you name it. I can always name someone I know who is better at (insert appropriate phrase here) than I am. Up until recently, I've always seen this as a … Continue reading Be Yourself!