It Can Happen to Anyone – Protecting Your Child in a Perverse and Depraved World

April marks the observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. I’ve invited Andrea Gadson to share this week, and she is a passionate advocate for sexual assault awareness and healing. In her book, Released: In Search of a King, Andrea shares a fictional story of healing for a survivor of sexual abuse. A companion workbook, Let … Continue reading It Can Happen to Anyone – Protecting Your Child in a Perverse and Depraved World

Extreme Makeover: Spiritual Edition

Have you ever met someone who claimed to be a Christian, but you found it very hard to believe that because of the way they spoke or behaved? Or maybe someone has thought that about you? I’m sure it’s happened to all of us at one time or another. There have been several times where … Continue reading Extreme Makeover: Spiritual Edition

That Difficult Thing You Are Facing? You’ve Progressed To The Next Level of Spiritual Difficulty

How many of us long for a perfect life - one with no problems or issues, with everything going our way? A life with no sickness or disease; one in which we have our dream job, with all of our bills paid and plenty of money left over. Maybe your dream is having the idea … Continue reading That Difficult Thing You Are Facing? You’ve Progressed To The Next Level of Spiritual Difficulty

Your Proper Level of Authority Has Been Granted – Don’t Waste It

Imagine that a man has come on hard times, loses his apartment and has been living in his car. Unbeknownst to him, a long-lost aunt has passed away and he is her closest living relative. As a result, he has inherited her house, and legally has authority to live there. But he continues to live … Continue reading Your Proper Level of Authority Has Been Granted – Don’t Waste It

How Many Followers Do You Have?

Instagram. Twitter. Facebook. Tik Tok. YouTube. No matter where you turn, there is an appeal for you to Like, Follow, and Subscribe. Social media has led to the rise of a new phenomenon - The Influencer. An Influencer works hard to gain a following to connect with, inspire, and/or entertain. As a result of those … Continue reading How Many Followers Do You Have?

I Don’t Like to Fight, But…

I just want to live in peace, with no conflict, perfectly calm and content. But unfortunately, that’s just not real life. Some of us have to fight - for our marriage, our children, our health, our finances, our mental stability, our career, our property… The list can go on and on. We are all on … Continue reading I Don’t Like to Fight, But…

Mission Impossible? Accept My Family Just the Way They Are

I recently read an article about couples, and one of the men that was interviewed stated the thing he loved most about his significant other was that she didn’t try to change him. WHAT? I paused after reading this. There was nothing about this man that she wanted to change? Wow, must be nice… After … Continue reading Mission Impossible? Accept My Family Just the Way They Are

Don’t Ignore Your Navigation System – There May Be a Different Way To Go

About a week ago I had to drive out to a retail store for a return. I tried to avoid stores during the pandemic by doing all my Christmas shopping online. But one of my purchases was defective and I had to return it in person. In order to avoid other shoppers, I decided to … Continue reading Don’t Ignore Your Navigation System – There May Be a Different Way To Go

A Modern-Day Case for Tithing: I Dare You

To tithe or not to tithe? Want to start an emotionally charged discussion? Just bring up the subject of tithing. For those that have never heard a sermon or teaching on the topic of biblical tithing, it is the practice of giving 10% of your earnings or increase to the local church where you worship. … Continue reading A Modern-Day Case for Tithing: I Dare You