Rest is not a Bad Word

The trouble with above and beyond reachers is that they do not know how to set limits and boundaries.

They’re pretty good at saying it’s fine while they’re 30% functional because they have enough in them to get through the occasion but have you ever gone to bed without charging your cell phone and then halfway through the day you’re wincing at the 10% on the blackened screen? That tends to be my general response.

It’s Always and Only Been Him

One thing I’ve been finding it impossible to do is to take glory for something that God has done. You might think this is an obvious assertion to make but in our prideful nature it isn’t hard for us to conceive of constantly elevating ourselves above His. I’m sure there are moments when we declare:…

Good Friday Reminders from Isaiah 53

There are so many poetic and poignant things we can say about the death of Christ. Nevertheless, no one can write about it in as resonant expressions as they have been conveyed in the Bible. Now I am a King James version type of girl, but on occasion I read other versions of the sacred…

Women Were Made Strong Enough to Fight Abortion

Exactly one year ago I held a tiny, pink, wrinkly person in my arms. I remember his full curly head resting on my bosom and his tiny ‘o’ of a mouth homing in on a full, aching breast without opening his eyes to find it. I still remember effortlessly beating the sun to the next…

Can Christians see life in John Allen Chau’s death?

This occurrence is no secret. The news has been plastered across the internet for weeks through every news house imaginable. We have heard the commentary. We have seen the feedback. Responses range from pity to outrage to apathy among others. Some, increased faith. And while I have had several of my own reservations about how…