Charles Haddon Spurgeon was/is a famous preacher from 19th century England. He is known, affectionately, as the "Prince of Preachers" by those of us who have been influenced by his writings and sermons. I am subscribed to his devotional "thoughts" and I would like to encourage you to consider subscribing. I am not getting any… Continue reading Are you sick?
The very first post in my Scaling Back series addressed the motivation behind any weight loss journey. My friend Claire wrote an exceptional piece about her motivation, and I wanted to inspire all of you. I mentioned last week how I believe God is directing me towards a more active lifestyle, but within my home… Continue reading Your Body Is A Temple
Have you ever considered the debate of evolution versus creation? Before taking my Life Science course, I had been moved by a sermon I heard delivered by Mark Driscoll called Creation God Makes which helped me to base my creation beliefs in the Biblical account. But I hadn't really engaged with evolution as a theory,… Continue reading Have you considered creation?
I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ. ~Ephesians 3:17-18 This past Sunday, we sang one of my favorite hymns in chapel, Oh The Deep Deep. While not as old a… Continue reading The Deep, Deep Love Of Jesus
“When you stumble, get up, repent, and move on, again. Don’t give up on God. Don’t give up on life. One day God will set you free but until then, you must get up and keep going.” Artsymumof5 I love this quote from Artsymumof5. She has a great devotional on Tumblr that I love to… Continue reading “When you stumble…”
I am a Christian. I believe in Jesus Christ, who came and died on the cross for our sins. I go to this Christian Youth Group for Middle Schoolers, and I'm shocked at how many kids I hear saying, "Oh, my God!" Why? Because of the third commandment. Q. "What is the third commandment?" A.… Continue reading My Thoughts on OMG
George Bennard penned this hymn after hours of meditation and prayer. Bennard began his Christian ministry in the ranks of the Salvation Army. Later he would be ordained by the Methodist Episcopal church. This hymn was born from a trying experience and one that caused Bennard to seriously reflect upon the cross and salvation. Both… Continue reading The Old Rugged Cross