Bravery Can Cause Immeasurable Pain

Bravery Can Cause Immeasurable Pain

brave: adjective \ˈbrāv\: feeling or showing no fear : not afraid Bravery looks different to different people, and from different perspectives. As a mom, I must be brave for my children’s sake. As an adoptive mom, I understand how brave my child’s birth family was to make hard choices for their child. I am reminded of this … Continue reading

No Other God Promises To Trample Our Sin

No Other God Promises To Trample Our Sin

Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea. – Micah 7:18-19 Verses … Continue reading

When We Forgive, We Aren’t Being Doormats

When We Forgive, We Aren’t Being Doormats

Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. – Matthew 18:21-22 Forgiveness, for men at least, is not a one-and-done deal. When someone hurts us, especially when … Continue reading

Church Hurt

Church Hurt

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 1 Peter 4:8 As a child growing up, the church was more to me than just a place that I learned about God; it was my family. When my parents suddenly divorced however, I felt judged and shunned by my church family. … Continue reading

Top 4 Businesses that Operate With Integrity

Top 4 Businesses that Operate With Integrity

Members of Medi-Share healthcare sharing ministry value the option to make God-honoring choices. Far too often, it feels as though we must sacrifice our morals to get by in today’s economic climate. Having options that allow us to keep to our beliefs is a true blessing. It’s easier to find small, local businesses with Christian … Continue reading

Forgiveness is a Bloody Business

Forgiveness is a Bloody Business

 If anyone sins and does what is forbidden in any of the Lord’s commands, even though they do not know it, they are guilty and will be held responsible. They are to bring to the priest as a guilt offering a ram from the flock, one without defect and of the proper value. In this way the priest … Continue reading