Currently, we’re walking through the Keep Your Love On: Connection devotional by Danny Silk, available at YouVersion.com or on the Bible App. Sentences in quotes or italics are direct quotes from the devotional “The first thing that reveals a powerless mindset is powerless language.” “The defining force of the powerless person is anxiety.” In today’s … Continue reading KYLO: Day 2
WordPress informs me that three years ago, today, I began blogging. In honor of the occasion, I’d like to use today as a kick-start to share my journey through the KYLO devotional plan on YouVersion. You can download the YouVersion app and join me on this plan. Day 1 is about choices. Danny Silk states … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!
How do you determine when the best time for being transparent with a mentor or sibling in Christ and when you should keep things between your own heart and Jesus’? Below is a good checklist to think and pray through. What’s the difference between holy silence and darkness? Holy silence is when you keep godly, holy … Continue reading Worthy Reblog: “What I Got For Being Transparent”
Fight the Power I’ve never really been one to buck the system, but I’ve never been afraid to stand my ground if I believe I am on the side of right. I did already blog about this once, so I think I’ll put a plug for it in here. Enjoy! Continue reading Daily Post Prompt
Jentezen Franklin is my pastor’s favorite pastor and one who is increasing in my favorites list. He speaks and writes often about the Christian’s position in Christ and how to live out the fulness of freedom that is found therein. This video is under 30 minutes and full of Jentezen’s typical style humor and passion. … Continue reading Who You Are: A Goat Hauler?
Below is today’s devotional by Joni Eareckson Tada, a quadriplegic who ministers to people with disabilities. Her devotional book, titled the same as this post, is available by daily email through Christianity.com. I highly recommend it to you in whatever form you can get it. Her perspective on life and perception of the spiritual realm … Continue reading Pearls of Great Price
*The following was copied from a Be-A-Voice fact sheet.* In September 2007 Chinese government officials closed Alimujiang Yimiti’s business and accused him of using it as a cover up for “preaching Christianity among people of Uyghur ethnicity.” He was later arrested in January 2008 and accused of “subversion of the national government and endangering national … Continue reading Martyr Monday: Former Muslim in China
In recent years, concern has grown in the West for those suffering in the East. Today, I found that the reverse is also true. Compassion in its true sense means to suffer with another. “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” –Galatians 6:2 The below was taken from a Prisoner Alert … Continue reading Newtown, Connecticut… Meet Evin, Iran
One of my classes this semester requires that we submit a blog post regarding a current political issue decided by the teacher. Last semester’s was the Catholic Church vs. Federal Gov’t on birth control in health care. This was one of the winning articles. Can you spot the errors, both grammatical and ideological? Because they … Continue reading I just… there are no words….
Haven’t heard of it? That’s because it’s the first one! 🙂 Got this in an email from She Is Safe, a Christian non-profit that works with female victims of trafficking, prostitution, war, and other human rights tragedies. Please read and take part however the Lord lays on your heart to do so. I am thrilled … Continue reading She Is Safe: International Day of the Girl