We all have that longing within us and the hope that we will find the right one. We try to trust God with the future but we get antsy, we start to flirt or becoming close to people we know arn’t in Gods plan for us. Continue reading “the wait for the one (4 great books!)”
Hello darkness, my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again. The Sound of Silence, Simon and Garfunkel The depressing song lyric above (made popular by sardonic memes and Arrested Development) reminds me of my relationship with doubt. I’ve gone through several seasons of spiritual doubt in my life, and I suspect that I will go through […]
Its funny how ink and paper can make the underlying issues of a society seem as black and white as the page they are on.
At any cost. Christ called the lost. We are now called to do the same. Continue reading “at any cost ~ for the weary”
Why do we want to settle for so much more than God has for us? Continue reading “why are we settling for less”
Fitness is a lifestyle, not a diet.
This is a sentence thrown around in the fitness industry quite often now. In case you didn’t know, right next to Jesus and Christianity, fitness is my passion. I love weightlifting and bodybuilding along with crossfit style training.
My dear lover,
You have kept me company many a night. My loneliest times you have shown up right on time. You have taken my boredom and given me colorful excursions. You have given me all I could ever want in life. I love being with you, there is nowhere I would rather be. You have power over my soul. You can make me laugh like no one else. You can also make me cry like no one else. Continue reading “My Love Letter to Books”
When it comes to our obedience to the gospel we so often stop with prayer, if we even do that. The Bible is all about obedience though. We can’t just hear the word and stop at that. God’s word demands us to step up make a difference in our own lives as well as be an influence to others.
An amazing post by an amazing person. What does loving and living for Jesus really look like?
I might as well come right out and say it: I love Jesus. I really do. And my Facebook profile used to prove it.
When Facebook first became available to the general public, I was in high school and eagerly embraced the opportunity to jump on the relatively new social media bandwagon. I was also eager to use this particular platform, which allows users to designate their “religious views” on their profile pages, to let my friends know how serious I was about my faith. Although my understanding of what constitutes effective evangelism may have been a bit lacking at the time, I was nothing short of genuine in my desire to clearly (and, perhaps more importantly, coolly) express my Christian discipleship.
I couldn’t just write “Christian” in that little blank field; that seemed far too generic, and I knew lots of people consider themselves Christians but don’t have a real relationship with…
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Purgatory- a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven.