Tips on Studying God’s Word

Studying the Word of God can be very daunting - with 66 books, 31,102 verses, it can be overwhelming. In this post I want to talk about some simple ways to dig deep into the Word of God. If you have never read the Bible before, I encourage you to find a plan to go … Continue reading Tips on Studying God’s Word

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3 Things to Remember When Someone Hurts You

Giving grace to others is not an easy thing. People say and do things that are unimaginable and cruel. People leave, people reject, people HURT. Yet, God calls us to FORGIVE. Wow, is that radical. In my life so far, I have yet to have someone be very mean to me or bully me, praise God. … Continue reading 3 Things to Remember When Someone Hurts You

How God Changed My Life Through One Person’s Obedience

I've been a Christian my entire life. When I was a baby, I was dedicated at my family's church. Then, just a few years later, when I was old enough, I said the prayer and accepted Jesus into my heart. I wasn't quite a "church kid" who just went to church and lived like the … Continue reading How God Changed My Life Through One Person’s Obedience

Interview With Author Kellyn Roth

I had the opportunity around the end of last year to be an alpha reader for Kellyn Roth and proof read her newest book, At Her Fingertips, which is the third book in her original series, The Chronicles of Alice and Ivy. Here is the summary of the book from her website: Alice Knight is looking forward … Continue reading Interview With Author Kellyn Roth

The Importance of Loving Others

Reaching out and showing love is what we are all called to do as Christians and servants of God. However, we oftentimes miss the opportunities that are right in front of us. The girl that sits alone at lunch. The moody person checking you out at your local grocery store. The old lady that looks … Continue reading The Importance of Loving Others

// The Dangers of Peer Pressure + Going With the Flow //

The past month or two I've been seeing lots of chain posts on social media and it's reminded me of something that is very dangerous - peer pressure + going with what is socially accepted or deemed as "normal." Most of the time these days people don't see the danger in going with the flow … Continue reading // The Dangers of Peer Pressure + Going With the Flow //

// Replacing Temporal Happiness with Lasting Joy //

Happiness and joy. Is there really a difference between the happiness this world offers, and the joy found in Jesus? There is - a huge difference. I want to explore in this post the difference between the two and why the happiness of this world is merely a counterfeit of the joy Yahweh offers. Happiness. … Continue reading // Replacing Temporal Happiness with Lasting Joy //

// Why I’m Not Celebrating Easter //

I've celebrated Resurrection Sunday (aka Easter) my whole life. When I was younger I loved getting candy each year in a cute lil' basket, and as I got older I saw the beautiful meaning behind Easter - Christ dying for me to set me free. However...something has changed now. I found out a couple years … Continue reading // Why I’m Not Celebrating Easter //

// The Battle of the Everyday //

“I want you here.” That’s what God told me right after I got back from my second trip to Haiti.  He wasn’t talking about that beautiful little island, though. He was talking about America.  Let me give you a little background. Ever since I was eight years old, I knew I wanted to be a … Continue reading // The Battle of the Everyday //

// Why I Won’t be Watching Love, Simon (or most movies these days) //

I was scrolling through Instagram, when an advertisement popped up in my "news feed". It looked like a normal flick kind of movie, when suddenly, it showed two young men gazing into each other's eyes romantically. I inwardly barfed and kept scrolling - it freaked me out. Then, the next week or so, the trailer … Continue reading // Why I Won’t be Watching Love, Simon (or most movies these days) //