My kind of Christianity

THIS is the kind of Christianity we should strive for as we seek to imitate Christ and find purpose in our daily lives. “Christianity can provide… a meaning in life that suffering can’t take away a satisfaction not based on circumstances a freedom that doesn’t turn community and love relationships into thin transactions an identity…

To the Point // Close

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.”‭‭// Psalms‬ ‭34:18‬ ‭NLT‬‬ For those who need reminding, whether in this moment or every single day of 2020, the Lord is close. He is near to you in your hard days, dark days, can’t-see-past-this-moment days, heart-ripped-out days, just-trying-to-get-by days… He is…

To the Point // Keep hoping

I will stand my groundwhere hope can be found. – Lauren Daigle Keep dreaming.Keep laughing.Keep engaging.Keep going.Keep improving.Keep pursuing.Keep standing.Keep hoping. In our keeping, God will give us patience for the waiting, strength of character for the undertaking, and glimpses of His glory to sustain us. We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems…

A reminder to breathe

Oh 2020… So much feels out of control. Overwhelmed is a stop on our daily errand run. Priorities shift like sand through our fingers. With precariousness abounding, one simple yet profound reminder that I must put out into the world today is… to breathe! It seems we are collectively holding our breath these days. We…

Must Watch // What if we were real?

If you listen to Christian music or watched American Idol back in the day, you know Mandisa. She is a power house singer, faithful Believer, and a savvy business woman.  She is also single. On her YouTube show “What If We Were Real?”, the recent topic has been about dating and relationships. As a single…

To the Point // Take responsibility

Make a careful exploration of who you are and the work you have been given, and then sink yourself into that. Don’t be impressed with yourself. Don’t compare yourself with others.  Each of you must take responsibility for doing the creative best you can with your own life. // Galatians 6:4-5 MSG Not much more…

To the point // Vote

Today is Florida’s Primary Election Day and I am taking the opportunity to remind you to vote. Do your homework, get to know those you are voting for, and then make your voice heard. Vote. “There’s no such thing as a vote that doesn’t matter.” – Barack Obama

The kindness of God

God loves us in the midst of our every day; in our hero days and our split-open vulnerable “I can’t take anymore” days. Honestly, there is no difference to Him. We have a win, He loves. We fail, He loves. We don’t get off the couch, He loves. We sin, He loves. God loves not…

Conqueror

Who can separate us from the love of Christ? Can affliction or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. // Romans 8:35,37 CSB Say allowed, “I am more than a conqueror.” Now say it three more…