Take a moment to think of that one sin—you know, the one that just keeps creeping up and bearing its ugly head. Is it laziness? Gossip? Porn? Greed? Whatever it may be, what steps are you taking to kill it? By God’s grace, He doesn’t allow His children to live in sin (1 John 3:6). […]
Calendaring is in full swing for the holiday season as families across the globe strive to find a time for all the family to come together. Presents are being wrapped and meals are being planned, Christmas pajamas are being purchased and travel plans are being secured, all with the anticipation of the Christmas season in […]
I have three preschool children. That’s a lot of rambunctiousness, a lot of clumsiness, and a lot of childishness. For example, my kids haven’t yet learned how to walk and not stomp like a herd of angry elephants everywhere they go. They missed the memo that says you can’t just talk full volume when you […]
It’s not just what is said, but how it’s said. Have you ever had a friend who speaks her mind? Just tells you how it is? Do you sometimes feel like you have to walk on egg shells around her because you aren’t sure what might come out of her mouth? Well, I was (and […]
We can hold fast to the promise in Romans 8:1, that, “there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”
Sisters, your soul will find unending peace and joy as you learn how precious you are to your Father, and that is what will sanctify you, change your actions, and make you more tender, long-suffering, gracious, and wise toward your children.
My present singleness is one of God’s greatest gifts to me—not merely as a sanctifying force or as a season of life to weather successfully. Rather, my singleness is a celebrated assignment, through which the Lord is given glory by the unencumbered way I wield my time and energy for His renown.
Ultimately, we live in two worlds. Our citizenship may be in Glory, but our human feet walk a thorned and thistled earth.
Those in ministry—whether a layperson sitting under the faithful word preached from week to week, a pastor preparing the preached Word, or a seminarian learning more about the Word—understand there is always some level of sacrifice to faithfully serve the church.