Good Christians line up on both sides of the '2nd amendment' / 'lethal force' issue. I have friends - friends I trust - friends who love God - who disagree sharply on this topic. Why? Each side, believing the Bible is clearly in their favor. Let's take a quick look at the Scriptures first, then … Continue reading Should Christians Carry/Use Guns?
It's hard to believe that such a tiny thing can do so much. Just a few milligrams of these brain-helping chemicals have changed my thought processes. I've never been one to take medicine. In fact, a year ago when I was diagnosed with severe depression and anxiety, I was asked why I hadn't sought medical … Continue reading My Mental Health Journey
Several times in the Old Testament, a peculiar request is made: "God, make your face to shine on us." It is usually connected with the ideas of God's grace and/or salvation. I've previously shared with you about how I believe that God's face 'shining on us' is akin to God smiling on His creation and … Continue reading Make Your Face to Shine On Us
Yesterday was a hard day and many people reached out to me, asking "How are you?" They offered prayers and encouragement but I didn't really know how to answer... then the Lord spoke. He blended the memory of my son's birthday with the inspired Word from the thirty-ninth Psalm. David was low and felt … Continue reading Waiting with a Grin
How often do you feel despised, rejected, or alone? Like God is not there or not listening? I believe this is important because now I know that Jesus himself felt that way. Even though he wasn't alone, he felt it. He understands me when I feel that way, too!
There, I said it... I want to be famous! When I started writing this, several weeks ago, I wrote the title as "I want to be great!" But I knew that wasn't entirely honest. I don't just want to be great; I want to be famous, well-know, respected. This isn't a new ambition. I've dealt … Continue reading I Want to be Famous