Hope for the future

Get up off the mat. It's not over.

Get up off the mat. It's not over.

I’ve honestly never been interested in boxing. Why someone would want to participate in a sport where they are going to get punched and bruised is beyond my comprehension. But I do find the imagery of boxing so relatable.

In order to achieve victory, we all experience some bumps and bruises. We get knocked down and no matter how much it hurts, we have to make the decision to get back up in spite of the pain. We have to dig down deep and find the strength to keep fighting.

Rising From The Pit Of Despair

Rising From The Pit Of Despair

Do you ever dream of warping back to your teenage years? So many people I know have talked longingly about all those “wonderful” times. And inevitably they’ll ask me: “Wouldn’t you like to go back? Everything was just so easy then.” Don’t even have to think about the answer to that one: “Nope – would never want to. Unless I could bring back with me all the knowledge I have now.”

What Are You Doing To Help Others Obtain Eternal Salvation?

What Are You Doing To Help Others Obtain Eternal Salvation?

Evangelism strategy is a hot topic these days. But here’s the truth: God is bigger than our strategies. Some take a bold, direct approach, while others adhere to a slower, subtler ministry model. But God uses both. Let’s parse out the meaning of “eternal salvation” and cover some tangible ways for you to get involved in spreading the gospel in both your local and global context.

His Glory Stories

His Glory Stories

“Write.” This was the word I heard from the Lord at a women’s conference in 2016. I heard it, not audibly, but in my spirit- in HIS spirit, living within me. Then, just to confirm and “make his way plain for me” he wrote it out right there in front of me…

Encouragers need encouragement too

Encouragers need encouragement too

There is a certain stigma that comes with admitting you battle depression. When you’re a Christian, people make assumptions about what that means about your faith. What I’ve learned is that the more transparent I am about it, the more encouragement I actually receive. It’s a bit of a catch 22. If you hold it inside and try to battle on your own, you can save face. But if you open up, seek help and let people know when you’re struggling it will put a smile on your face, because you realize you’re not alone.