When I was an Editor-in-Chief for TheOdysseyOnline, I wrote a blog post about why I don’t believe in husband check lists. You probably know what I’m talking about, and you may even have your own husband check list. If you never attended a girls’ bible study and have no idea…

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You’ve seen the latest Gillette commercial that has the Evangelical world in a tizzy, right? If not, go watch it. You’ve seen all the response articles and Facebook posts from your great uncle concerning the commercial, correct? Well, here’s one more. But this response is not directed to the actual…

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You aren’t worthy of God’s love. You are a helpless sinner. Your works don’t measure up. You might go to Hell. All of these things are true. God and His love are perfect; without them, we perish. The lyrics of Reckless Love come to mind: “I couldn’t earn it, and…

I have seen and experienced the fear of honest prayer because we think we must give God our best, and we have confused a false front of righteousness with giving our best. I have seen the initial spiritual revelation of our worthlessness cement into a dormant, ever present shame that distances us from God. When the other side is forgotten while hell, total depravity, and condemnation are preached, only half of the truth is being told. And a half truth is no different than a lie.

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I would like to challenge the emphasis on rebuke I often see Christians employ in the spirit of that Matthew 18 passage.…

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Personally, it’s helped me know more about God’s specific design of me and for me. Trying to avoid any regurgitation of online enneagram information, here is some encouragement from one 7 to another 7 as I will you to flourish in the new year and be grounded within yourself.…

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