A book I read quoted this verse. “Those who believe in the Son of God have a testimony of God in them.” Our testimonies or stories are unique. God wants us to be intentional about sharing them. Mine is about how a church lady of 15 years became a Christian. Continue reading “Church Lady Becomes a Christian”
As long as I have known my husband, since he was 17, he has worked. It is strange to think of him not working. He has been a faithful provider. I am so thankful and proud of him. He continues to say however, that he is not retiring. Continue reading “My Husband’s ‘Retirement’”
This may sound whiny, and at the worst unbelieving, but why at times does God’s will seem boring? You look around and wonder why did that person get to serve the Lord in a foreign country and I’m stuck in the USA? Or how come she’s doing women’s ministry and I’m home raising kids? Continue reading “Finding contentment”
I’ve been pondering something. Why does eternity resonates with those around my age and older? Is it because we are beginning to lose family and friends who have gone before us? Continue reading “Heavenward”
This excellent post is about the difference between Judging and Discerning. It is written by Mannyr of the blog Cracked-Pot.
Judging vs. Discerning
Jesus plainly stated that we are not to judge others. But
so often His words are used against Christians who are trying to
point out wrong in society. And it seems that so few Christians
know how to answer such objections.
So, what should you do if, upon seeing evil in the world, and
stating your convictions regarding it, you are told that you have no
business judging others? Are Christians to become mindless
people who can’t tell the difference between good and evil? Is
this mindless condition something we are to strive for?
First of all, there is a big difference between judging someone,
and discerning evil. The two are not the same at all. In
the Bible, the word “judge” is often a woeful translation of the
Greek word “katakrino.” This word literally means “to judge
against.” In other words, it really means “to condemn.”…
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Something I find challenging about my former church, now that we are no longer attending, is explaining to people why we left. This is because it is considered a faux pas to tell someone a spiritual truth or anything else which could possibly offend them. Continue reading “Faux pas”
This is a volatile, controversial issue. I have often thought evangelical Christians are way too involved in politics. This has troubled me for years. The following is the reason I am concerned. Continue reading “Politics and evangelicals”
Have you ever done a kindness only to have it blow up in your face? I have. Sometimes people misunderstand our good intentions. Continue reading “A random act of kindness”