Freedom from people-pleasing is actually what frees us to serve others best. It allows us to serve out of joy instead of fear, to be imitators of Christ instead of strivers for recognition. Continue reading Let Jesus Set You Free from People-Pleasing
It’s hard being a mom. In loving a child, we open ourselves to heartache. But whether in small trials or monumental ones, God has more than enough comfort to give. Continue reading God’s Comfort for Weary Moms
We are called to dress modestly to honor our bodies, not because we are ashamed of them! Modesty matters to God, because we matter to God. He wants our bodies treated with the same honor that he bestows upon them. Continue reading Why Does God Care What I Wear?
I don’t want my kids to grow up thinking they love God, when all they really love is the comfort he provides in their lives. They need to know up front that saving faith transforms us into living sacrifices, and that through sacrifice they’ll find satisfaction in Christ. Continue reading Kids Must Count the Cost, Too
If we stop frantically trying to find our way to strength, our eyes can remain focused on the Savior who holds us in our weakness. Continue reading Learning to Embrace Weakness
Whether we’re weary from treading the waters of suffering or have already sunken so deep in grief that we can barely see the surface, God is mightier. Continue reading Despair Cannot Drown Us, God is Greater
Sometimes our enemies are within our own churches. Are we ready to love the enemy sitting down the row at church, knowing that they’ve gossiped about us? Continue reading Loving Our Enemies (When They’re In Our Churches)