You told me once. You shared your heart and told me that you didn’t understand Him. You had heard people talk about Him your whole life. You did the church thing. You read a few stories and heard a few sermons. You told me that you didn’t understand Jesus. I have failed you. I […]
Forgiveness: A Way to Prepare Him Room this Christmas
As the Christmas season begins, we look at forgiveness as a way that we can prepare Him room in our hearts.
To My Beautiful Single Friends: When Life Isn’t At All What You Expected
I know you…lots of you and I love you dearly. You’re my precious friends, the real warriors. I have listened and I hear you. You have told me about the way you keep going back to that singles class because where else is there to go? You confided about how your aunt found yet another […]
Friendship, Sin, and Division: How Do We Bridge the Lines in the Sand?
Jesus, friend of sinners, I long to be more like you but truthfully, I’m struggling to follow your example. When hearts are hurting and divisions begin, sides are taken and lines are drawn in the sand. It’s natural but is it Your way, God? Teach me to love like you love because at times, my […]
Does My Response to Sin Look Anything Like My Jesus?
His loving kindness draws me to repentance. The Bible tells me this. Do you really think—anyone of you who judges those who do such things yet do the same—that you will escape God’s judgment? Or do you despise the riches of His kindness, restraint, and patience, not recognizing[a] that God’s kindness is intended […]