Rant time! I am sick and tired of people in the media or on social media assuming that there are only two types of Christians. Type #1 being the “extremists” who actually believe the Bible and can’t wait to smack people with rules, condemnation, and judgement. And, type #2 being the “progressives” who care more … Continue reading How to Believe the Bible and Still Love People
Disclaimer: This is NOT a rant! This is what happens after I have ranted to my husband, and sister, and random other people. This is me attempting to write a logically thought-out response toward something I feel passionate about. 🙂 “What do you thinking about the book, ‘Jesus Calling’?” This post started with an innocent … Continue reading Is It Really Jesus Calling?
Yesterday we talked about ways we try to manipulate God, twist His arm, and push the right buttons on His “heavenly vending machine” to get what we want. While most of us would never come out and say it this bluntly, the formulaic way we treat God speaks for itself. We believe lies that there … Continue reading If There is No Magic Formula, Then What? (Pt 2)
We say we believe God is all-powerful and that He has the ability to intervene on our behalf. But what about when He doesn’t? I had a mini “crisis of faith” this week that has made me reevaluate what I believe about God, His promises, and how to get what I want. It started before … Continue reading Is God Your Heavenly Vending Machine? (Pt 1)
This was the first post I ever wrote on this blog. Even though it was originally less than 300 words long and probably not my best work, it still gets traffic. People often search "is God disappointed in me" and find their way to my blog. Feeling like God is disappointed in us is very common! … Continue reading God is Not Disappointed In You (Revised)