Recently, there's been some drama with evangelist, Clayton Jennings, and blogger/pastor JD Hall. If you don't know who either of these people are, don't worry about it. It's not worth looking into - it's just dumb, but I'll sum it up: an entitled and proud millennial evangelist is super mad about a conservative, judgmental blogger… Continue reading flipping the bird.
Dear Desiring God, John Piper, and anyone else that thinks only Christians can actually love, You're wrong. I used to really like Desiring God, and I used to really admire you, John Piper. And you're a brilliant guy, you really are. But sometimes, I think you take things a bit (or a lot) too far.… Continue reading an open letter to Desiring God, John Piper, and anyone else that thinks only Christians can love.
I used to carry this scripture in my order book when I worked in restaurants. It’s from a chapter in 1 Peter titled, ‘Living for God.’ It continues: Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 Each of you should… Continue reading living for God.
If you're like me, you jam. And lately, a good jam for me has been 'No Roots' by Alice Merton. And it strikes me as somehow familiar, because it feels like my 2016. At the beginning of that year, I prayed to God for a word or an intention, and 'roots' is what I got.… Continue reading I’ve got no roots.
Today is World Breast Pumping Day, and it’s so sentimental to me that my youngest babe is also one month old today! *if breast feeding/pumping/breast milk weirds you out, do not proceed - there, you've been warned, ha!* Just a little back story: after my daughter (my first child) was born, I really wanted to… Continue reading World Breast Pumping Day + me.
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8:38-39 NIV) Of all the things… Continue reading this is me.
"In Romans chapter 6 verse 2 Paul refers to "the believer died to sin.” In verse 6, however, the old self is "crucified" - a slow and agonizing form of death. The " body of sin" is not suddenly wiped out, but gradually rendered powerless. This metaphor describes a struggle that continues throughout a believer's… Continue reading constant death.