Feeling Hemmed In? Stuck? Here’s something the Lord showed me when I was feeling like that…and it really helped!

I still believe it was something God was leading me to do. There were far too many God-prints along the way to deny it. And it happened. Well, sort of. It became an unfamiliar reality. Something very different than I thought it was.  Perhaps I had missed a step along the…

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EQUIPPED: Tough Questions – What’s the Bible Say About Work, Responsibility, Entitlement, & Welfare? (Chapter 8)

This is so very personal for me. I was a single mom who could barely keep food on the table and a roof over my head. I’ve waited in the long lines for food stamps, filled out the complicated pages for assistance, and applied for government housing. The $13 in…

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EQUIPPED: Tough Questions – Is It Okay to Drink, Smoke Pot, or Do Drugs? (Chapter 7)

Our Christian culture beckons emboldened behavior that questions traditions and embraces trends. Our positions and perspectives are often filtered through the lens of hipster hype and modern moral mores. Challenging the status quo is a brave and often noble way to filter foolish folklore from rich and deep biblical traditions.…

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EQUIPPED: Tough Questions – What Does the Bible Say About Women & Feminism? (Chapter 6)

Women. You’d think that since I am a woman, I’d be ready to dive in head first. But let’s face it, it’s definitely a deep subject for a shallow mind. I’m just oh-so glad that I don’t have to rely on my opinion about how to approach the vastness of…

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What About Immigration, Patriotism, and Racism? (Chapter 5)

Emotions run high and personal experiences run deep for the tough topic we are tackling in this chapter. Immigration. Patriotism. Racism. There are so many variables and so many lives affected by these cultural crises that beckon for our attention. But does the Bible speak to these questions? And if so, what…

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