When Your Finances affect Your Testimony

    When Your Finances affect Your Testimony

    September 4, 2017

    MANAGING FINANCES – Lately my baby was fighting a cold. Her tiny nose was stuffed and she was struggling to both feed and breathe. She’d eat voraciously for a few seconds then would give up her bottle searching for air. That would be until her hunger pangs got the best of her, and then she’d need to breathe again. The cycle continued for a few minutes as she battled between two essential needs.

    Financial struggles can make us feel that way. When finances are tight, it can be a game of survival. Which is the next most pressing need to prioritize? Will it be rent, electricity, food? If this is your reality, you know exactly what I mean. Continue reading…

    He Rejoices Over You

    August 28, 2017

    The temperature was just right, a summer evening like I love them. My pal and I sat outside with our friends, amused, as they bombarded us with questions they couldn’t keep to themselves. “You are young and healthy, and you’ve got your life ahead of yourself. What is it that you need in this Jesus thing?” They couldn’t grasp how we could rejoice in Christ, nor what pleasure we could take in our new-found faith. Continue reading…

    Love Thyself

    August 21, 2017

    We’ve all heard them, the voices, telling us we’re not good enough, perhaps even not worthy of love. Whether they come from our culture, our families or ourselves, they can weaken and discourage us and even make our lives quite miserable. Continue reading…