Being Faithful in an Unfaithful World

I’m so sad. As I researched to prepare for this article about the Holy Spirit Fruit of faithfulness,  I discovered that another celebrity pastor was accused of sexual misconduct. Another. Just search Google for “faithfulness articles” and you can read it too. It’s an article in Christianity Today about pastor Bill Hybels of Willow Creek … Continue reading “Being Faithful in an Unfaithful World”

How often does my vision get in the way of God’s solution?

    You’ve wracked your brain trying to think of a solution, and despite your brilliance, there is none. No way out. No hope. Sigh. Cry. “What are we gonna do?” you asked. Oh, I’ve been there. I’ve struggled so hard  to find a way through a problem that my head literally hurt. And at … Continue reading “How often does my vision get in the way of God’s solution?”

How to respond to those who don’t believe

Do you live in a Christian bubble? I do. That’s not necessarily a good thing. My close friends are believers. I write about God all the time. I teach Bible studies, and I work for a Christian writing group. I live in the South! That speaks for itself. There’s a church on every corner. But God … Continue reading “How to respond to those who don’t believe”

How Do I Find My Purpose?: Do Good

  “Trust in the Lord, and do good.” Psalm 37:3   Time and money are funny things. It seems that the more you have to spare, the harder it seems to give away. Well, that’s been my experience. When I was single living on a meager teacher’s salary, I gave money away all the time. … Continue reading “How Do I Find My Purpose?: Do Good”

How Do I Find My Purpose?: Trust God (Process to Purpose Series)

  “Trust in the Lord….” (Psalm 37:3)   “Where is your faith?” The words punched me in the stomach. I couldn’t breathe…I certainly could not answer. I looked into the eyes of my accuser with nothing to counter his accusation. I was faithless. Trust-less of God. My hope for my circumstances to change was fading. From my … Continue reading “How Do I Find My Purpose?: Trust God (Process to Purpose Series)”

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