The men and women craned their necks because the roar of the rain on the tin roof made the speaker's voice difficult to hear. They didn't want to miss a word. On the front row, I sat in a white, plastic chair in that dimly-lit room feeling grateful that the Lord would allow me the … Continue reading Glimpses of Grace in Liberia
If you ever struggle with feeling timid about sharing your faith, you're not alone. Many Christians are overtaken by fear when they're faced with the prospect of evangelizing a neighbor or co-worker. What is our hope in overcoming these fears?
Studying history has not always been at the top of my priority list. It has only been over the last few years that I have come to love and value learning about history, particularly church history. Many Christians view history as a task best left for the classroom or a nice hobby for history enthusiasts. … Continue reading Why Study Church History?
Articles from Around the Web: I'm So Glad Our Vows Kept Us- This is a longer read, but it is worth the five or so minutes. It's a beautiful reflection on the grace of marriage. Read it. Expat...With a Drill—How Living Cross-Culturally Messes with Your Values- For those who know someone living overseas, here's a … Continue reading The Good Stuff (7/26/19)
Every morning, just as the sun starts to peek over my neighbors' homes, I sit down to write. The click of the keys starts as a trickle, and words creep onto the screen. Each day, my words are either pointing to the glory of God, or are a patched-together idol to myself. We were created … Continue reading What is the Aim of Christian Writing?
July 12 was the anniversary of David Brainerd's conversion. His life demonstrates that God can and often does use the weakest vessel for his glory.
Is Self-Care Wrong for Christian Moms?- Most mothers are basically superheroes who labor night and day to care for their family. The only problem is that they're actually not superheroes. They are finite beings who need rest. I highly recommend this one for the moms who are daily laying down their life for their family. … Continue reading The Good Stuff (7/19/19)