Discipleship

I AM THE IMMODEST GIRL

I wore this today because I’m insecure. I looked in the mirror and the mirror told me lies. But I believe them, because they’re all I’ve ever known: You’re not enough. You’re not attractive. You’re unloveable. I wore this today because I want attention. I looked in a magazine and the magazine lied. But I …

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“Super Christians” Are Overrated

I think there’s a misunderstanding out there that I’d like to confront. The rationale behind this varies. Some think that it’s their pastor’s job to preach the gospel, not theirs. Others believe that proclaiming the hope of Christ is the domain of the traveling evangelist or revivalist. Some think that if they live an upstanding …

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Barabbas: The Revolutionary, The Thief, The Murderer

John 18:40 NLT “But they shouted back, “No! Not this man. We want Barabbas!” (Barabbas was a revolutionary.)” Barabbas was a revolutionary. He committed murder in uprisings. Yet, the leaders of the priests are here saying, “We have no king besides Caesar. Jesus speaks as if He is a king, and we can’t have that!” …

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A Man Named Joe

Many years ago on a Wednesday night that started out much like every other Wednesday night something happened that has had a impact of my life. It’s something I do not want to forget and I want to live this lesson I learned that night forever. There is nothing harder or more challenging than getting …

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When Did Jesus Stop Being Enough?

How do we tell a generation of excess and instantaneous information that Jesus is enough? A generation that really popularized the “selfie”? A generation that is so incredibly focused on self-promotion and self-gratification? We are in the generation that must get a certain number of likes on Instagram or Facebook or else the post/photo gets …

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