discipleship, eternal things, God's sovereignty and goodness, infertility, persecution, suffering in joy, the cost of discipleship, trusting God

Living Life…

"Whoever find (her) life will lose it, and whoever loses (her) life for My sake will find it." Matthew 10:39 What does this look like in our day to day life? I am studying Matthew and have been in Matthew 8-10 today. I am reminded again about the cost of discipleship. We are not promised… Continue reading Living Life…

discipleship, God's word, grace, marriage, prayer, spiritual growth, suffering in joy, the gospel, trusting God

Am I going to throw up, nope, I just have to speak in front of people.

      Last night, I had the opportunity to stand before over 300 young women and talk with them about walking with God in the midst of the curse (of sin in Genesis 3).  My heart is still beating hard as I think back on it...       At Crossroad, our city-wide college/young adult service… Continue reading Am I going to throw up, nope, I just have to speak in front of people.

advent, discipleship, eternal things, idols, self-absorption, sin, spiritual growth, suffering in joy, transformation by truth, trusting God

swirling thoughts

My prayer for today--also the words to a song: 'Spirit, now living and dwelling within me, keep my eyes fixed ever on Jesus face. Let not the things of this world ever sway me. I'll run 'til I finish the race...'       These words encapsulate a theme swirling through my head and heart.  The… Continue reading swirling thoughts