I read The Knowledge of the Holy every January. It's short, theologically dense, and beautifully written. No single book has stirred my heart to worship as much as this one. To give you a little taste, here are 10 of my favorite quotes. Between His attributes no contradiction can exist. He need not suspend one … Continue reading 10 Quotes: The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer
Last week, on National Sanctity of Human Life Day, NY passed a law to expand abortion rights (you can read more about that here). Following this news, my friend Melissa offered several practical ways to respond: 1. Pray (for mothers, doctors, boyfriends, spouses, teachers, grandparents, parents, legislators, and employers to do more to make bringing … Continue reading 13 Ways to Live Pro-Life
Sometimes abortion hides under the guise of mercy. The argument goes something like this: Isn't it better to abort an unwanted baby than to let them enter into a world where they'll be abused, neglected, or abandoned? No. The answer is unequivocally, unapologetically, and universally, NO. Choosing life is always the right choice. ALWAYS. We … Continue reading Sanctity of Life Sunday 2019
The Bible is a treasure. It’s not something to skim in our spare time, it’s not a self-help manual, it’s not a tool for inspiration—it’s sustaining sustenance for our souls. It anchors us, encourages us, convicts us, and transforms us. In it are the very words of God, teaching us who He is and how … Continue reading Knowing and Treasuring God’s Word
He came in love. While we were still His enemies, He came and loved us first so that we might love Him back. He came in generosity. Laying down His crown, He came and became poor so that we'd gain the riches of His grace. He came in righteousness. Fulfilling the law that we kept … Continue reading Christ Came to Us in Love.
My life has been good. I was given a good childhood, good education, good marriage, good finances, good job, good heath, good family, good church, good friends, good house, good, good, good... That doesn't mean I haven't walked through trials. I have. I've lost a job, lost friendships, lost loved ones, lost a baby through … Continue reading When Life Is Good: Two Temptations to Fight
With temptations towards arrogance and pride, fear of man and self-preservation, it's easy to have a dysfunctional relationship with controversy. Either we thrive off of it, getting our fix from raised eyebrows, sparred words, and impassioned disagreements. Or, we fear it, clinging stoically to silence, which is often just a shield to hide our cowardice … Continue reading Controversy: To Engage, or Not to Engage, That Is the Question.