Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will… Continue reading fear, distance, love, and hope.
I've been "out" as part of the LGBTQ+ community for over a month. Some friends ask me what my life has been like since coming out. I can think of many ways to describe my experience, but one word sums it up well: fruitful. I spent much of my life believing that nothing to do… Continue reading Fruitful Sexuality
I came up with a mental list of New Year’s Resolutions. One of those was: “I will work on my relationship with God!” I am determined to perfect this relationship. I am determined to be walking so closely with the Lord that our feet may as well be tied together. I will be a Super-Christian.… Continue reading resolutionizing
I have decided to combat my habit of not reading God’s Word by choosing a word to study each week. I just want to spice up my Word life, you know? This week, the word I have chosen is Redeem.I was taken to Job 19:25. After he has been beaten down for almost twenty chapters,… Continue reading waiting on redemption
Today I want to throw a shout-out in Paul's direction, the guy wrote Romans 1-16, which includes Romans 12:1-21, which includes Romans 12:12, which includes the following words:Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. [Romans 12:12]I read these words, in the little chunk of verses entitled "Marks of the True Christian,"… Continue reading Hope, patience, and prayer…oh my
four years ago, if you had asked me what I would be doing when I graduated college, I would have probably told you that I was going to live abroad and work with nonprofit organizations to fight to end poverty in third world countries. I would NOT have told you that my plans were to… Continue reading Withholding the water