...though, slightly concerned who might see us entering the automatic doors of the recently deemed heathen superstore. It was in that moment I got a check in my spirit. Not because we just crossed a line by momentarily sacrificing our ethics for the sake of convenience while there's a major boycott going on, but because of what it's really … Continue reading We Shopped At Target Today…
There is a time and place to be a warrior. Some mornings you’re woken up by the sound of battle. Your trust is in the Lord as you pick up your weapons that day. But for me, I have been swinging a sword at shadows for most of my life. Prepared to fight for myself, … Continue reading The Weapons Make the Warrior
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. - Hebrews 6:19 This is one of my favorite verses. This verse reminds me of the power and the promise of our Heavenly Father. What is hope? Hope to me is an all-knowing attitude that something good is and will happen despite … Continue reading The Power of Being Hopeful
So if the Son sets you free, you are free indeed. John 8:36 [WARNING: This blogger is having a rough week. Or it could be hormones. But isn’t that the same thing? Bless you, dear reader, for bearing with her.] Right. So how deep does that go, exactly—free from what? I did a quick word … Continue reading Free? What Is This “Free” of which You Speak?
Self-control is the most difficult of the fruit of the Spirit for so many of us. In our world today our eyes and ears get fed an extravagant display of self-indulgence. We are fatter, angrier and more addicted than ever before as we have given ourselves over to self-indulgence instead of self-control. “Like a city … Continue reading Under New Management
"For freedom did Christ set us free: stand fast therefore, and be not entangled again in a yoke of bondage." Galatians 5:1 ASV It’s now day 17 of our 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting. During this time, as lead by our pastors, we’re declaring many things over our church, others and ourselves. Of those declarations, … Continue reading Walk Away