There has never been a moment that I have regretted giving my life to Jesus. NEVER. I have lost friends, family has become distant, strangers have insulted me, and even those in the house of faith there are those who do not understand me. No matter the circumstance, words that were spoken to me, some… Continue reading Mocked, Cursed, Disgraced By Man, But Still Beloved (Devotion)
“Do you know of any parent who would give his hungry child, who asked for food, a plate of rocks instead? Or when asked for a piece of fish, what parent would offer his child a snake instead? If you, imperfect as you are, know how to lovingly take care of your children and give… Continue reading Bread Instead of Rocks
Today is Mother's Day. A day where mother's, grandmother's, aunt's, cousin's, and women all around the country are celebrated and cherished. Today is supposed to be joyous and a celebration, a day to give extra gratitude and thanks to those special women. Yesterday, to my surprise, I was E-M-O-T-I-O-N-A-L and this morning I woke up… Continue reading God Remembered Her.
"This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them. But I received mercy for this reason, so that in me, the worst of them, Christ Jesus might demonstrate his extraordinary patience as an example to those who would believe in… Continue reading The REAL You (Updated With Sermon To Help 5/21)
Confession time...I have this habit of isolating myself. To me, there is nothing better than a pair of fuzzy pajamas, puppy snuggles, a mahogany teakwood candle, and a good book. Which is not a bad thing if it does not happen all the time or in moments when we actually need to be with other… Continue reading The Harmful Side Effects of Isolation
Before Jesus, I was lonely, depressed, and suicidal. I was consumed in self-medication through pain killers and alcohol. I was addicted to pornography and ashamed, looking for love and all the wrong places. I was labeled things like bipolar, ADHD, anxious, and mentally ill, and was told I would never get better....
Go talk to them, Holy Spirit speaks to you in the middle of the grocery store. Pray for ______, he tugs on your heart yet again. Go speak this to the congregation. Send this song to ________. There are so many times where God pulls on our heart to do something. Holy Spirit in a… Continue reading The Little Things