The Holy Pursuit

The harder I try to be holy, the more I find myself discouraged by the struggle to avoid sin. Ever felt that way? Striving for holiness is like reaching for the impossible dream, the always out of reach carrot.  We seem to be left empty-handed every time. We want to be good. We long to be pure.  The […]

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The God of His Word

Walking in the midst of our trials, it is often difficult to believe that God will come through for us.  A mother in labor for hours, suffering from birth pains, is overwhelmed by thoughts that the ordeal will never end.  Ah, but when the moment comes – great rejoicing!  And indescribable relief. Fingernail-biting moments come […]

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Consider Humility

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.”  Philippians 2:3 (NIV) The New Websters Expanded Dictionary defines “humble” as: of a low, mean, or unpretending character; lowly; modest; meek.  To make humble; to abase; to lower.  And “humility” is defined as humbleness of mind; modesty; a […]

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Soul: A Review

I have read my share of devotional books over the years.  I have my favorite go-to’s that always speak to me profoundly.  Every once in a while a devotional comes across my table that just wows me.  That’s what Soul did this past week. I was sent the digital version of this brand-new devotional by […]

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Can God Forgive Abortion?

By now, if you follow my blog, you know well that I am pro-life.  A while back I wrote an article about why Christians should oppose abortion basing my arguments on biblical passages.  While I am a staunch opponent of the pro-abortion culture, I want to make clear that I believe that God offers redemption […]

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