Stuff Christians Should Stop Doing

ShareTweet         Here is some stuff Christians should stop doing. Become A Contributor 1. Telling people “I’ll pray for you” without actually praying for them. Guilty as charged. I can’t think of anybody who hasn’t done this…

Another Thing Women Arent Talking About

ShareTweet I can remember five or six years ago feeling helpless to support the women in my life who were hurting. It was a time when I was birthing babies, and I experienced women close to me struggling with this.…

Jesus & Homosexuality: Your Sexuality Is NOT Who You Are

ShareTweet I had a lengthy discussion with Dr. Christopher Yuan about his experience as a same-sex attracted Christian and his new book, “Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story”. Make sure to read part one first! Here in…

2 Things We Need to Teach Our Kids About Sex

ShareTweet This spring Jonathan and I participated in a panel discussion on issues of sexuality and parenting. During the course of our conversation, I verbalized two things I think are important when it comes to talking about sex with our…

Why 2019 Will Be No Different For You Than 2018

ShareTweet The New Year approaches, and as I scroll through my Facebook newsfeed I see all the typical posts about bidding a much-anticipated ado to this year. They are not so much hope-filled posts as they are desperate declarations that…

Top 10 Resolutions NOT to Make for 2019

ShareTweet January 1 is right around the corner and that means many of our brains are thinking about what we can do to better ourselves in 2019. This is a good thing. However, the way you go about it could…

Progressive Christianity Is NOT About Homosexuality

ShareTweet I just finished skimming an article written by a right-wing writer who was combatting progressive Christianity by pointing out its ‘moral and spiritual bankruptcy.’ A couple people shared this same article with me, likely because of my recent video ranting some of my…

When I Stopped Trying to Fit In

ShareTweet I stood at the community dryer removing my clothes and placing them into my basket to take back home. For a moment I had felt sad, lonely maybe, less; I’m not sure. But whatever the emotion it was only…

Stuff Christians Should Stop Doing

ShareTweet Here is some stuff Christians should stop doing. Become A Contributor 1. Telling people “I’ll pray for you” without actually praying for them. Guilty as charged. I can’t think of anybody who hasn’t done this at one time or…

Be Careful of These Doors the Devil Can Enter Through

ShareTweet I recently came upon an interesting conversation on social media. A woman was describing her recent experiences with a ghost in her home. As I read through the shared stories, comments, and suggestions, I became very surprised by [a]…

7 Signs Christians Might Love Comfort More than Jesus

ShareTweet This past weekend, while traveling home with my family, I narrowly avoided tragedy. I was changing lanes on a busy interstate. Nothing new there. I frequent busy interstates. But this time was different. As I eased over, I failed…

3 Ways to Know If Its Gods Will

ShareTweet Just because an opportunity presents itself, and it looks appealing, doesn’t necessarily mean it is from God. And likewise, just because an open door looks a little uncertain, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t walk through it. Become A Contributor The…

When Youve Lost Your Holiday Spirit

ShareTweet Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Are your halls all decked? Become A Contributor I haven’t — and mine are not. I also haven’t flipped over to the radio station playing non-stop Christmas music since it began a…

10 Qualities Christian Women Should Look for in a Man

ShareTweet 1. Spiritually Fit. Become A Contributor Putting this into a spiritual context, Christian women should yearn for a man who is frequently exercising his spiritual muscles. Maybe he attends a Bible class, midweek service, home group, or even a…

6 Reasons You Shouldnt Give Up on Your Marriage

ShareTweet Sometimes this life feels like a war zone. Emotionally, physically and spiritually. It can become very discouraging and we all get pretty tired out. When I complain about this, sometimes my husband will remind me, “We aren’t in heaven…

Why God Made Parenting So Hard

ShareTweet It had been a long and trying day where nothing went the way it should. I must have corrected the kids every five minutes. After refereeing fights and cleaning up messes all day, I was exhausted, irritated, and impatient.…

When God Writes You the Story You Didnt Want

ShareTweet Have you ever looked around at your life and assumed that nothing is ever going to get better? That the hard things will just get harder and the good things might disappear? That there’s no point in hoping anymore…