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Do Not Be Afraid

Do Not Be Afraid

Fear. It’s that voice in our heads, that feeling inside of us, the one that stops us from doing things. Or maybe it keeps us doing things so we don’t see the consequence of stopping. Maybe it keeps us in our routines, or prevents us from branching out and trying something new. It sometimes manifests in worry, anxiety, or anger. But what if we stopped our fears in their tracks? You might be thinking, “What if there was a way to banish our fears, and find comfort in those places instead?” That’s what the Lord...

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Billy Graham Was Not a Racist: Christianity, Moralism, and the Future of the Church

Billy Graham Was Not a Racist: Christianity, Moralism, and the Future of the Church

A few weeks ago, evangelist and preacher Billy Graham died. In his lifetime, he shared the Gospel with millions of people across the globe....

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The Gift of Menstruation

The Gift of Menstruation

Most women remember when they first got their period. More often than not, it was an embarrassing and mildly traumatizing experience. I remember asking...

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Treasure, What’s Your Pleasure

Treasure, What’s Your Pleasure

It is inescapable. Every facet of life appeals to what we want. We work for money. We eat to ensure we feel full. We...

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Why We All Love NBC’s ‘This is Us’

Why We All Love NBC’s ‘This is Us’

This week NBC showed its season finale of the beloved show ‘This is Us’. Don’t worry; I won’t spoil it for you if you...

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Missing Mr. Rogers

Missing Mr. Rogers

Early afternoon “down” time when my kids were kids, typically included a sort-of healthy snack, plopping down on the couch, flipping on the TV,...

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Tell You Something

Tell You Something

Have you ever had the experience where the same Bible passage keeps showing up in your life? You are reading in your devotional, then...

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Let Faith Dictate Your Feelings

Let Faith Dictate Your Feelings

“For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty...

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Crashing into Lent

Crashing into Lent

Which is your preferred Olympics: summer or winter? Whether you side more with gymnastics or figure skating, somewhere deep down we have to admit...

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The Gospel and Colonialism

The Gospel and Colonialism

The history of Christianity has a number of major black marks that critics often use to delegitimize or attack it. Christianity’s connection to Western...

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