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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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

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 //