I wonder why some people find their faith solidified in the face of extreme trials while others see their faith wither and die.
I know there are many Christians questioning how someone could renounce their faith, but I must say that I understand. Although I never gave up on God, I was close.
We are children on the one true King, the King of kings, the ruler of heaven and earth! And we have Him living inside of us! We must embrace our identity as the chosen ones.
Focus on the Family perpetuated the myth that the victim is at fault when a spouse strays. We must stop this lie!
None of us likes the pain and trials of this world. We don’t rejoice when life gets hard, when we are struck with illness or the loss of a loved one. We don’t look forward to these painful circumstances that are part of the human experience.
We made our annual trek to Chick-Fil-A for Cow Appreciation Day, but the drive home was a little more than we bargained for…
I’m not sure where the church got this idea that a woman (or man) must stay in an abusive marriage. I don’t know how scripture can be so twisted and manipulated
The tears welled up as the dagger was stuck into my heart and twisted so deeply. The stereotypical comment was more than my bleeding heart could handle. In that moment, I contemplated never stepping foot in a church again.
God is still in control. He is still fighting for you even when your marriage fails. He still has great plans for you even when your partner leaves you behind.
I see redemption so clearly in so many ways. I see God’s hand carrying us through such painful days to bring healing. I see the God who loves us so well reflected in every smile, in every face.