The Faithful Minority

*Today we have a guest post from Natalie Marie. I remember the book. I was in my late teens when I first came across and read “Paradise”, an evangelistic fictional story written by the guy who was the main speaker at the conference I was at. The story was about some college buddies who, after…

Relationship Repair: It Has To Start With Us

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your…

Hope Doesn’t Put Us To Shame

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. -Romans 5:3-4 (NIV) Confession: This…

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…

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…