Posts from January 2016

Posts from January 2016

One in Christ

Social media can be a wonderful but dangerous place. On the bright side it allows us to connect with distant friends and family. On the darker side it allows the media (and the world) to serve hate and judgment right into the palm of our hands, daily. Take a look at the articles in your feed; is judgment baked right into the title? We must guard our hearts. Social media…

The Presence of God

Have you ever wondered why your mind races with so many thoughts, and you find yourself having a hard time finding peace? I remember when I was a child, and would find comfort with certain people, whether it be my parents or friends. I could have just ruined the kick ball game for my team by missing the home run and been feeling like a failure, but when I’m around them,…

The Green Monster Within

“Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and do not give the devil an opportunity.” Ephesians 4:26–27 “Don’t make me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry” This is probably one of the most recognizable quotes from popular action/science fiction movies today. But just in case you don’t know it, it’s a quote from a mild…

The Value of Relationships

A few months ago, my grandfather passed away after a sudden decline in his health. Although God was a great source of peace, comfort and strength for my family during that time, there was still a lot of grief that came over us as we said goodbye to one of the greatest men we had ever known. But one important lesson it taught me is that life is short, and we never know…

Keep Your Wits About You

We have all asked the question, “What is God’s will for my life?” Perhaps it is living in a certain city, or marrying a certain person, or going to a particular school, or taking a certain job? These are all major life decisions that should not be taken lightly. But is there really a certain place, person, or job for me? I believe God wants to help us…