Do you ever have moments when you find yourself reminiscing? This past week, I decided to go on a search for my husband's baptism picture. I didn't know him when he was baptized, but I had seen the photo many times on Facebook and wanted to save it for my kids to see in the … Continue reading The True Meaning of Fellowship.
We all know "that" person. On social media, their life is perfect. They never have a bad day. Every single moment they breathe on Earth is a blessing and they will make sure you know that. And yet, even with all their perfect pictures, we all know that couldn't possibly be true. Nobody lives their … Continue reading Human.
Do your life look more like the works of the flesh or the fruits of the Spirit? Certainly many of us who call ourselves Christians would immediately say "the fruits of the Spirit, of course"...but would that be an accurate answer? Would your friends on Facebook agree with your answer? Or would they see the … Continue reading Examine Yourself
This morning, while reading Acts, one section in particular hit me hard. "After they called in the apostles and had them flogged, they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus and released them. Then they went out from the presence of the Sanhedrin, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be treated … Continue reading Have You Counted the Cost?
When I worked at Amscot, a check cashing place in Florida, we were often told the phrase "trust, but verify". It meant that, which we were to trust our customers when they gave us checks to cash or proof of a job for payroll advances, we were to also verify that the checks were real … Continue reading COVID-19: Calm Yet Wise
This April will be a special one. It will mark 10 years that I have been following Christ. I truly can't believe this anniversary has come so soon. That fateful day feels like just yesterday. Many of my anniversary posts are just a recounting of my testimony, and while those are great, this time, I'd … Continue reading 10 Years of Sanctification
One of my favorite Matt Chandler clips is the one where he talks about Mark Driscoll. Chances are, most people nowadays don't know who Mark Driscoll was. If you do, that's awesome. But if you don't, he used to be the pastor of Mars Hill Church. He was also the founder of the Acts 29 … Continue reading Fulfill Your Ministry
A friend of mine and I were recently talking about work and she told me a story about her former boss that I would never forget. Let's call my friend "Nicole" (to protect her identity). Nicole worked as a secretary at a large firm. Now, Nicole's boss claimed to be a Christian. He went to church … Continue reading What Is Your Witness?
By the time your done reading this blog, at least 150 children around the world will have died due to poverty. (According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day because they lack the means to afford proper care). Their deaths are preventable. Organizations like the one I work for (Expect Hope) make it their mission … Continue reading Why You Should Sponsor A Child
This isn't the first time God showed me that He kept me from something for a reason. A couple of years back, I realized something I thought to be perfect wasn't so perfect after all. It was almost as if I could hear Him saying, "See? That's why I didn't let you go down that … Continue reading All Things Work Together