Christian Living · Christianity

Personal Treasure Boxes: Moments With God

Sometimes the Lord speaks to us in very simple, quiet, personal ways. There’s no grandiose moment or audible voice, but we experience HIM in a way that provides us with a deeper view of our God. Other times, the Lord can abruptly and dramatically gain our attention. However God speaks to us, these experiences are… Continue reading Personal Treasure Boxes: Moments With God

Christian Living · Culture · Faith

HGTV, Forever Homes, & The Gospel

I like to watch HGTV on occasion. I know everyone is OBSESSED with Fixer Upper and all things Joanna Gaines/Magnolia related, and while I love her style and find many of the HGTV shows appealing, I just haven’t (yet?) jumped on the “all things home” bandwagon. HGTV, for me, is more of a channel I… Continue reading HGTV, Forever Homes, & The Gospel

Bible · Books · Christian Living · Christianity · Spiritual Growth

Christians, Let’s Seek Humility

I’m ashamed to admit this, but I’ve only read 2 books this year. Aside from meditating on God’s word, my literary ambitions have been lacking to say the least. However, I will say the two books I have read have been extremely timely and of great value to me. The first was Paul Tripp’s Parenting… Continue reading Christians, Let’s Seek Humility

Christian Living · Parenting · Personal

Education, Salvation, & The Sovereignty of God

Today we registered our 5 year old for Kindergarten at our local public school. It would be an understatement to say I wrestled with this decision. When our son  turned 4, I was already overwhelmed with the thought of choosing the “right” educational path for him. The pressure is on to make sure you don’t… Continue reading Education, Salvation, & The Sovereignty of God

Bible · Christian Living · Sin · Spiritual Growth

The One Upper & The Need For Humility

  You share some news or lament a concern. Maybe you give advice or express joy. And then in that moment enters the ‘One Upper’. You know *that person* who has to outdo. Her joy is greater. Her words are wiser. Her problem is bigger. Her news is better. Her story is sadder. “I am… Continue reading The One Upper & The Need For Humility