Stop Calling Me Beautiful (Book Review)

I want to share about a new book available specifically for women believers. The book is titled Stop Calling Me beautiful: Finding Soul-Deep Strength in a Skin-Deep World by Phylicia Masonheimer. The book will be released on February 18, 2020. I've mentioned Phylicia on the blog before, linking to an article she wrote explaining what it truly … Continue reading Stop Calling Me Beautiful (Book Review)

Effective Prayer: Praying God’s Word by His Spirit

One of my passions is prayer and helping others grow in prayer. I want to share two keys to effective prayer. There are many resources such as prayer journals to help us pray more. But with these resources in hand, how do we pray effectively? How do we engage in prayer that is also enjoyable? … Continue reading Effective Prayer: Praying God’s Word by His Spirit

Seven Free Apps for Your Walk with God

We seem to spend a lot of time on our phones or tablets these days. We grab our phones to check the weather forecast only to realize several minutes later our focus has been hijacked. Suddenly we realize we've been scrolling Instagram and lost track of time. We may have even forgotten to check the … Continue reading Seven Free Apps for Your Walk with God

How to Truly Live the Christian Life

The Christian life is often very busy, isn't it? Activity after activity fills the calendars of churches and the agendas of our lives. It can sometimes seem to gravitate to more and more doing, serving and doing some more. Even our times of prayer--whether together or alone--can veer off from proper focus. For example, instead … Continue reading How to Truly Live the Christian Life

Faith Not Feeling and Other Thoughts

I think so often we search for feelings & experiences, forgetting that the truth of God's Word needs to never be neglected. We can only gain the knowledge & discernment we need through studying His Word, not basing our relationship with God too greatly on feelings or experiences. Our own feelings cannot be trusted--they change … Continue reading Faith Not Feeling and Other Thoughts