Every day our thoughts are threatened to be taken captive by the world. We are bombarded with lies and false beliefs. Our minds are a battleground. I will be the first to admit that I use self-deprecating language as a crutch and a defense mechanism. If I put myself down first, then other people can’t […]
We live in a world where self-confidence is the phrase of the 21st century. There’s so much talk about self-confidence and how important it is. While yes, confidence is important. But as a Christian, do we really think we should be relying on ourselves instead of God? Absolutely not! There’s a hierarchy God wants us […]
Sometimes when we are feeling down and out about ourselves, it can be hard to remember our identity in Christ. We constantly need to drown out the negative voices and remind ourselves of our true identity – which is found in Jesus Christ. When you feel overwhelmed or discouraged, turn to the Bible to remind […]
Maybe she was born with it – maybe it’s…. This famous tagline speaks volumes – don’t ya think? This tagline can represent our physical features; Daily we look in the mirror and wish something was different about ourselves. Or it can represent the true root of insecurity. Were we born with it or was it […]
As we head into a New Year, we will hear a ton of messages about how the new year is supposed to be for a “new me.” We are supposed to make ourselves look and feel better whether that is going to the gym more, starting a new diet, helping more in the community, traveling […]
God loves the broken-hearted. God seeks the lost and loves the hopeless. Better yet, He chose you before the foundation of the world (Ephesians 1:4). Despite our flaws, God still cherishes us as His children. In our lowest state of brokenness, God shows us just how desperately we are in need of His love and grace. It is there that we repent and realize that we were made for more.
The story of the “Prodigal Son” is one of the most well-known stories in the Bible and I definitely relate to this story. The prodigal son is an example of all of us who have lost our way and alienated ourselves from God. And the good news is that God waits longingly for us to […]
As I learn more about God, I have noticed that believers are commanded to be set apart in Christ. We are supposed to act and think differently than the world thinks. While this may cause suffering, we know that we have the ultimate reward awaiting us in heaven. According to the MacMlllen Dictionary, […]