Why Suicide Doesnt Always Lead to Hell

ShareTweet Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade are just two of the many people and/or celebrities who have committed suicide in the just the last year. It’s heartbreaking to say the least, and I believe our society and culture are in…

6 Warning Signs of a Bad Pastor and Spiritual Abuse

ShareTweet Over the last year, I’ve read a number of books about incredible, powerful, visionary people who achieved incredible things, only to have everything fall apart due to their own self-destruction. I’ve read sobering stories of bad pastors/spiritual abusers (Jimmy…

To the Wife Who Feels Unseen & Unloved

ShareTweet When I was young, I used to think [to be] invisible would be a fabulous superpower. I have since changed my mind after being ignored too many times. Deep down, people want to be seen, heard, and loved. Countless…

Why Tunnel Vision Is a Good Thing

ShareTweet I sat on the couch praying in earnest. I had woken early, something I tend to do when worried, and as I sat on my sofa sipping coffee I sought the Lord to ease my anxious heart. It was…

When I Realized the Truth About My Husband

ShareTweet We’ve been married almost a decade, and I thought I knew everything there was to know. I certainly didn’t anticipate any secrets. Yeah, we’ve been through a lot of changes over the years, but nothing quite like the last…

Marriage is Not About Me

ShareTweet By Liz Wann All my girlfriends were in a desperate frenzy to find a husband, and I was the fish swimming against the current. I gave a resounding “yes” to Paul when he said, “I wish that all were…

#MeToo, Fetishes and Jesus

ShareTweet I just finished reading an incredibly interesting article from one of my favorite investigative journalistic sites, HuffPost’s Highline. Despite the typically liberal slant of the organization, I was happy to find that they did a rather balanced examination of the material…

What God Would Say to Nurses

ShareTweet Recently I was thinking about eternity. You know, Heaven. I often think about what it will be like, and I anticipate a place described as having no more tears or pain. I mean, who doesn’t? But then I’m reminded…

When You Cant Feel the Joy of the Lord

ShareTweet I read something recently that rang very true with me. It said, Feelings are a gauge, not a guide. It rang true again this morning when I stood in the shower “not feeling it.” Ever have one of those…

Dear Moms, Lets Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid

ShareTweet “Okay, I’m just going to ask it.” The young mom took a deep breath. A group of us stood around, babies on hips, watching the older kids run around the park. “What do you moms think about…vaccines?” Her last…

What Would Jesus Really Say to a Homosexual?

ShareTweet WWJD? Remember that trendy little saying that used to appear everywhere? An acronym for “What would Jesus do?” many don’t realize that this phrase came from the excellent little 19th-century book In His Steps by Charles Sheldon. And it’s still a great question…