God Will Fight For You

I had big plans for January. And February too. I was going to pour myself into editing the book I’m working on, start up a discipleship group again, and write thank you notes for Christmas gifts (okay, maybe not all that big). But, of course, God had other plans. You’d have thought I’d have learned…

The Mission Field of Here and Now

When I was little, my parents would often read stories of missionaries to my siblings and I. I loved hearing these stories and they awoke a longing in me to do what these people devoted their lives doing. I always dreamed of one day going on the mission field and serving Jesus. To me, the…

Trusting in God’s Goodness

Recently, God has been teaching me a very important lesson. Actually, He’s been teaching it to me over and over again. Based on the title of this post, you probably can guess what it is. Yep. God’s goodness. But specifically, trusting in His goodness. You see, recently God has been showing His love for me…

The Fulfillment of God’s Justice

“Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus…to demonstrate at the present time His righteousness, that He might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus Christ.” Romans 3:24-26 The Bible tells us that our God is a just God. (Deuteronomy 32:4) The word…

Where Can I Be Restored?

“Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him.” –Psalm 37:7a Rest. If I’m being honest right now, I’ll admit that I don’t feel very rested. The last several months of straining ahead have added up. My soul, my mind, and my body are weary. Maybe you know the feeling. . . In a way, it’s a…