Gospel living, Unlocking The Bible

Are Intergenerational Relationships a Blind Spot in Today’s Church?

I admit - I have often tried several wrong roads before finding the right one. To put it a positive spin on it, I’d call myself a "trail blazer". Despite how blessed I was to be surrounded by many godly family members and friends who sought to teach me the wise road to travel, I… Continue reading Are Intergenerational Relationships a Blind Spot in Today’s Church?

Fighting the Good Fight, Gospel living, Suffering with hope, Treasures Found in the Trials of Life

Suffering is a Gift of God’s Grace – Part 2

  Because we live in a world that has promised us instant everything, we struggle when we feel powerless to change or remove unwanted things from our lives. Paul gives us insight into God’s purposes for allowing trials and suffering to continue in our lives, that we might reap the fruit of endurance.     Endurance… Continue reading Suffering is a Gift of God’s Grace – Part 2

Gospel living, Parenting

The Pressures of 21st Century Parenting

From the first time I became a parent eight-and-a-half years ago, with three more little ones to follow, one thing has remained the same: There is immense pressure to keep up with the unrealistic and often unhealthy expectations that we, as parents, put on ourselves and feel from others. Some of these pressures have always been… Continue reading The Pressures of 21st Century Parenting

Gospel living

6 Thoughts to Consider Before Pursuing Professional Counseling

“Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety” (Proverbs 11:14). “Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed” (Proverbs 15:22). Can professional counseling be helpful to a Christian, or is it unnecessary and even harmful at times? Do you see it as an excuse… Continue reading 6 Thoughts to Consider Before Pursuing Professional Counseling