Permanently Quarantined

Quarantine. Confinement. Alone. Separated. Those words have such a negative connotation, and for good reason. When you read them you begin to feel their effects as your mood shifts from positive to gloomy. We’ve lived our whole lives out in the open, free to go here and there, see those we love, and then suddenly…

In the World But Not of It.

Jesus came down so that everyone who chooses him could be saved. He pulls us out of our sin and gives us new life. Time after time I have failed but He is always there to pick me back up. Isn’t it amazing!? I often times think to myself if I were a disciple following…

Rushing Recovery: Getting Back to Normal After A Serious Injury

My experience with blood clots was nothing short of traumatic, and one thing I had to keep in mind is that process IS progress. I would tell myself: “Everyday you get to wake up and can take a deep breath is a miracle, especially considering what you’ve just been through. It’s not a small thing living…

Overcoming Worry.

Sometimes I feel like worrying is my second nature. It has a way of sinking its ugly hooks into us before we even realize what is happening. Too often I have let it consume and control my life! I worry about everything. Will our grocery budget stretch? Is the zit on my face too big?…

Overcoming Insecurity

Insecurity. You have no hold on me anymore. I am going to be honest with ya’ll, I felt insecure writing this. This is a small part of my story that I hope can encourage you where you are at! As soon as I was old enough to think about beauty and worth I was struggling….

Be a Multiplier! 

“True evangelism springs from discipleship.  Believers come alive when someone removes the dead branches of sin, bondage, and fear from their lives.  When they are intentionally discipled, they are empowered to break through the member ceiling and move up to the level of a multiplier.  This responsibility of discipling is a task reserved for not only the…

What is it for You?

What are you afraid of?  What steals your attention and focus?  What is it in your life that you cannot get away from?  When you go about your day does it creep behind you attempting to disrupt everything you put your hands to?  Is it causing you pain, anxiety, and keeping you from sleep at…