I was sick of the eating disorder that tormented our oldest daughter, the smell of vomit in our bathroom, the arguments my husband and I had about where to hide the food so Jenny wouldn’t devour it on her night binges.
Christ died for you. And one day, he will return for those who are his, and those who are his might very well surprise us. May we all learn to say, “Have Mercy on me, a sinner.”
There is a purpose to our pain. Even when we can’t feel that or we don’t know it to be true, we can trust it.
I’m learning that faith is not the absence of questions, but choosing to believe when I don’t have all the answers.
Has America put God on trial? Are Christian views and expressions no longer welcome in the public square?
I’m a Christian and I am divorced. I’m not proud of this marital status, but I am tired of standing in shame of it. I’ll be honest, I used to judge divorced people: “Why don’t they just try harder?” “They shouldn’t look for a quick out like divorce.” “Love means working through the difficult times.” […]
I’ve always been pretty. As a baby, my parents told me I was super cute, chubby, just the right shade of brown, with a big smile. In elementary school and middle school, there were some awkward years, especially as a child of immigrant Indian parents. But once I could choose my own clothes and hairstyle, […]
The Problem with Voting for Christian Issues I used to think that staying true to my Christian faith and being involved in the political process was a simple thing to do. All I had to do was tally up all of the issues I cared about most – issues I thought Jesus would care most […]
Heroes of the past influence our modern world in more ways than we can imagine. We stand on the shoulders of giants, and there are few places where that’s more true than prayer. There have been some incredible intercessors that have gone before us. I recently traveled 37,000 miles around the world on a modern-day […]
I have a confession to make. The past few days have brought me to seriously question my motives for getting alone with God. I found out the hard way that what comes out of a man is what makes him ‘unclean’… for from within, out of the heart of a person, comes evil … deceit…arrogance and folly. My […]