God Knows Our Purpose

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I am a list maker. I am a planner. I am happy with a pen in my hand and paper -- any kind of paper -- to make a list on. Things to get done, things for the grocery list, appointments coming up, bills to pay, people to email -- there is just so much to remember. Without my handy lists, I know I would be dropping the ball and forgetting all sorts ...

We Have the Spirit of God in Us

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On the contrary, we speak God’s hidden wisdom in a mystery, a wisdom God predestined before the ages for our glory. None of the rulers of this age knew this wisdom, because if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. But as it is written, What no eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no human heart has conceived— God has ...

Stuck? Or Slow and Steady Growth?

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With all of life's ups and downs, have you ever felt stuck? I'm not talking about a little stuck, I'm talking about feeling like you're trapped in quicksand stuck. Stuck is pretty much how I spent my whole 2019. Life wasn't horrible, but it sure wasn't great. I'm not even sure how to accurately describe the feeling of stagnation in my mind, ...

What Does Your Mirror Tell You?

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Everyday I look into a mirror -- once, twice, if not multiple times a day. But after last week, I will never look at my reflection the same way again. For five days, I was part of a ministry team that deep cleaned apartments for struggling families in transition. Yolanda, a single mom of two boys, was one of the residents, and while we were ...