There is a huge difference between knowing about someone and actually knowing them. Celebrities are people we know a lot about, but very few of us actually know any of them personally. Sometimes God feels like a celebrity to us. We know (or think we know) a lot about Him. We read articles, blog posts, … Continue reading Getting to KNOW Jesus (Pt 1)
Do you want to know what breaks my heart? People who were raised in the church or exposed to Christianity who don’t want to “brainwash” their children by teaching them about Jesus. I’ve met, talked to, or heard from many people like this. People who have bought into the idea that Christianity is just another … Continue reading It’s Only Brainwashing if It’s Not True
As a Christian, why do you chose to do what is right? Is it because you are afraid of making God angry or disappointed? Do you have a long list of what you need to be doing in order to keep God happy with you? Is it so that you will look good to other … Continue reading Choosing What is Right
[This is the third installment in my story of finding grace. Part 3 of 3] I was early, a couple of hours early, despite the fact that I had gotten lost on the way. The dirt road slowly crunched under the tires of my red '91 Ford Probe. Turning the corner, I took my first … Continue reading Finding Grace and Getting a Cartilage Piercing
[After a couple months of business (and silence), I am finishing up the stories of how I left legalism and found grace in Jesus. This is part 2 of 3.] Something crazy was happening to me. I had always been the “good-girl”, the people please-er, the “godly” example, but I was quickly becoming a rebel. … Continue reading Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?