Monthly Archives: April 2013

Are Christians Public Enemy #1?

I am usually the first one to point out the increasing hostility of society toward Christians and to lament it with great anxiety about what the future might bring for those following Christ. However, an experience I had yesterday gave … Continue reading

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Isn’t Being Good Enough?

A Facebook friend (you know who you are) started a conversation about whether religion is a moral guide. It was a pretty deep conversation for Facebook, but that happens every so often, especially if you’re a college student who needs … Continue reading

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Seasons

It’s finally warming up some here in Eastern Pennsylvania, and not a moment too soon. The winter seemed long and cold this year. We’re almost out of oil in our tank and really hoping not to have to fill it up again … Continue reading

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Building up Your Faith

“But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal … Continue reading

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Time Crunch

One of the things that keeps me (or my thoughts at least) far from God is my schedule. I am a wife, a mother of 3, and I hold 2 part time jobs. I own a house with my husband. … Continue reading

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Father, forgive them . . . they don’t know

As Jesus hung on the cross, one of the things he did was ask God to forgive those who were mocking him. I would imagine that if I was going through the most physically and emotionally torturous time of my … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Music

Music is something that has done more than almost anything else to bring me closer to God. Maybe this is surprising. After all, we normally think of things like prayer and meditation or teaching or serving as being things that bring us … Continue reading

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