Standing Out

When I was a little girl, I can remember that no matter what event it was, I’d hide behind my parents, and wait until it was over. Every time. This reminds me of what we Christians end up doing when it comes to the topic of community.

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Drama and Christians: Do They Mix?

Everyone has experienced the following moment at least once in their life. They walk into an environment, and immediately feel tension. Whether it’s because a coworker and your boss have gotten into an argument recently, or a friend has something on their mind, it’s as if we have a radar detector for when we need to get out of a space.

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Christians Suffer Too

“Being depressed does not disqualify you from being used by God either. Sometimes God uses us in spite of our depression. Sometimes He uses us because of our depression. God wants us to live a life of joy. We also have real and raw emotions, including depression. When you are depressed, don’t hide from the Bible, run to it. Don’t feel condemned, feel comforted.”

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Finding Motivation

Haven’t we all had a moment in a service, where we’ve just wish we’d stayed in bed. Try as you might to deny this fact, we know that every once is in a while you just can’t help but have the desire to sleep in and relax on a Sunday.

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I, The Pathway

Two options stand in front of you one leading to hell, the other to heaven. Which is the safest of options? Your soul warns of the fury that shall be lashed upon you, it speaks of the glory of light heaven would bring. Those lights may flicker, ending that last hope of revival in bed. Every last breath aches, the steps leading to a white staircase. Which is most rewarding? The ability to have freedom, or happiness?

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The Beauty in Serving

Picture this: you’re sitting in church or your weekly youth group and they’re going through the announcements. Simple enough right? You may check your phone during this time, maybe daydream a little if given enough minutes. By the end, you haven’t heard a thing of what was going on that week.

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Angels 101

So, what do you picture when you think of the word “Angel”? Maybe a cute chubby little baby with wings comes to mind; or a tall brooding figure with enormous wings carrying a message. There are also many that consider them human looking, like us, made in the image and likeness of God. Except that isn't exactly accurate to what they really look like according to what we know based off the Bible

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Anxiety and Loneliness: How to cope through God’s word

Have you ever felt yourself begin to listen to your thoughts too much? No matter how hard you try, you can’t get your mind off that bad test grade, or maybe that recent breakup. No matter the reason, those thoughts can quickly can turn into an extremely negative headspace. Sometimes we as humans naturally look at the negative before the positive, and that can lead to anxiety. Whenever we feel anxious, we can also turn to isolation which only furthers our irrational worries and makes things worse.

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The Wisest Thing You Can Do

Knowledge is pretty easy to come by, especially in our day and age. Don’t know something? Google it. Confused on a subject? Look it up on Bing. Questions? Ask Yahoo. The whole point of search engines is to inform you about stuff you don’t know, making you more knowledgeable.

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The Patience of Job

Patience is one of those things that a lot of people lack, myself included. When someone takes too long to say something, or when someone in front of me is walking too slowly, it makes me want to crash through a window and run screaming into the ocean. So if you have a problem with patience, trust me, I get it.

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The Devil Made Me Do It

Little Freddy was playing ultimate hop-scotch when he saw Old Man Rutherford had placed a fresh baked pie on his windowsill to cool. Little Freddy knew he had no reason to go near the pie, but he was tempted to take the tantalizing treat, so he gave in and snuck the pie off the windowsill anyway, and ate it in a nearby bush.

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Don’t Look Down on Me

Have you ever felt like your age gets in the way of experiencing something big, or doing something important? Have you ever been treated a certain way, or not trusted to handle responsibility because you’re too young? You might even feel like because of your age, you can’t really do anything big until you’re all grown up.

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