Say YES to Jesus

Saying YES to Jesus doesn’t have to mean leaving your family, selling your possessions, or becoming a third-world missionary. Saying YES within the context of your life can be a life-altering step in your Christian journey. Are you ready to say YES?

Jesus asks us to follow Him. Are you willing to say YES? As a life-long Christian, I (usually) strive to live a life pleasing to God. But when it comes to turning my life over to God, well, that’s a different story. As I…

Love One Another

Jesus said to love one another. His simple request can be hard to accomplish. How do you love someone who doesn’t love you? How do you love a stranger? Let’s explore what loving each other really entails and some helpful bible quotes to help us get there and keep us on track.

If I had to pick a cornerstone directive from Jesus that is most actionable and applicable to everyday life, it would be to Love One Another. “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love…

Lessons from Mother Teresa

What does Mother Teresa teach us about living a Christian lifestyle? These 7 lessons give us all the instruction we need to live a life of love.

I’ve always loved Mother Teresa, or Momma T as I call her. I believe she’s the closest human-form of Jesus that we’ll ever see in our lifetime. Her life exemplified everything that Jesus taught us about the way to live a life pleasing to…

Social Media Mayhem

Is Social Media taking over your life? How can you enjoy the benefits while keeping control of your life? 5 Warning Signs. 10 Tips to Tame the Beast.

5 Warning Signs. 10 Tips to Tame the Beast. The advent of social media was a beautiful theory. Bringing people from every area of the globe together with a few clicks on the keyboard? Brilliant! A true game-changer that shrunk the world overnight. Marvelous…

Pray for God’s Will or My Wishes?

God gives us free will to have our own desires and wishes. He said, “Ask and you shall receive.” But we pray, “They will be done” in The Lord’s Prayer. So, which one is it? Should we ask for our wishes or pray for God’s perfect will to be done?

As a child, I always prayed for what I wanted. For my Mom to be cured of cancer, for my brother who died when he was sixteen to be resting in heaven, to pass a test in school. After all, we were told to…

When in Doubt | 5 Tips to Restore Your Faith

Do you doubt God exists? Jesus? Occasional Christian doubt is normal. So, how can you restore your faith? These 5 tips will help. Grow Your Faith series.

5 tips to help restore faith during times of doubt. I’m not one of those fortunate people who hears God speaking clearly to me, but the gift I have been blessed with is unshakable faith. As unshakable as human faith can possibly be. Maybe…

Understanding the Holy Spirit|Grow Your Faith Series

Understanding the Holy Spirit, Who is the Holy Spirit, What is the Holy Spirit, Recognizing the Holy Spirit, What does the Holy Spirit do, Who is the Holy Ghost, Who is the Holy Spirit and what does he do, what is the holy spirit in the trinity, the holy trinity

What is the Holy Spirit? WHO is it? What does He mean for you? Plus, 10 verses that can help. I’ve grown up believing in the Holy Trinity. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (otherwise known as Holy Ghost). I had a good understanding…

Stop Trying to Fix It |Grow Your Faith Series

Are you a Type A Personality who tries to fix everything and everyone? Check out three easy Christian tips to stop trying to control what we never had the power to control anyway.

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 (NIV) Are you the one who tries to fix everything and everyone? So was I. What I used to think was one of my greatest strengths was…

Lead us not into Temptation

When we cave to temptations, we put barriers between us and God. But what form do temptations take? Is it always the big things? Let’s get back to basics by using the Ten Commandments. They provide a key roadmap to God.

How many times do we pray the “Our Father” and really take to heart the temptations that bombard us in our daily lives? Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it…

God is the only judge

Do you find yourself judging others? This gentle reminder will get you back on track. Let God be the judge.

We are familiar with God’s Righteous Judgment: You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things. 2 Now we know that God’s judgment against…

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