Please Stop Calling Me Beautiful

ShareTweet I shifted in my seat at the women’s ministry event; the speaker said it again. “You are a beautiful, chosen, special woman of God. There is no one in the world like you!” I’d heard this message dozens of…

Top 10 Christian Inspirational Quotes

ShareTweet Christian Inspirational Quotes For Everyday Living 1. )  “God has a purpose behind every problem. He uses circumstances to develop our character. In fact, he depends more on circumstances to make us like Jesus than he depends on our…

Sex is Not Sexy

ShareTweet I think it was my second year at Bible college when I first had this mini-revelation. Like most young red-blooded Americans (especially of the virgin persuasion), I had this notion that marriage and sex would assuage all feelings of…

Why Do We Put God in a Box?

ShareTweet Why do we put God in a box? Why do we have no problem praying for God to heal a child’s cancer, but feel odd asking Him to fix our stuffy nose? Do we assume He’s too busy to…

When God Hardens Your Husbands Heart

ShareTweet I can remember roughly six years ago reading the Old Testament and I paused at one verse in particular. Well, actually, if you’ve sat down and read the Old Testament through I’m sure you’ll agree that you do a…

Theres No Such Thing as Christian Music

ShareTweet It’s a staple of American culture. “Christian music” “Christian movies” “Christian rap” There is a strict dichotomy drawn between the art of most Christians in the public sphere and the art of non-believers. TobyMac makes Christian music, but Drake…

But My Church Isnt Cool Enough

ShareTweet I’m amazed at how deep my own consumerism runs. This is most clearly visible to me at how righteously offended I feel when someone or something doesn’t measure up to my expectations. So when, for example, the internet in…

The Price of Perfection

ShareTweet I walked into the fellowship hall with my children and several bags in tow. As my girls scattered in excitement to play I set my sacks down. The one that held food was a plastic bag from a gas…