Saying Goodbye to the Celebrities

Cancelled TV shows, film sets closed down, sports barely played, and through it all, I’ve said, “What’s to miss?” Another lesson of 2020 is this: we don’t need our celebrities to survive…or even flourish. We need to realize this truth within the church as well. Where are the bold and courageous leaders now? Where are […]

The Danger of Overvalued Beauty

As a teenager, I craved attention–especially from guys–and tried to wear short skirts and tight shirts that attracted their eyes my direction (without being too revealing–I was a PK after all). Even though I wasn’t allowed to date, I still wanted to be wanted–craved to know I was appealing to the opposite sex. I carried […]

Brace Yourself, for the Worst is Yet to Come…

I don’t know when I started consciously verbalizing this prayer, but “Come, Lord, Jesus. Bring revival” has stirred my heart for some time. I know that echoes the prayer of many believers. As the year progresses and we see evil increase, our discernment and desire should rise as well. Last year I read a Tony […]

Humility + Courage

“When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty.”― Thomas JeffersonGovernor Newsom (CA) has taken a stance of religious prejudice against churches, declaring the singing and chanting within a church is illegal. The over-reaching evil of power-hungry governors and mayors has shown American citizens just how far they are willing to go (as long as they meet no […]

A Fish that Goes Against the Current

In the last few months, our country has become even more dismissive regarding questions and analytical thinking. So easily offended, people don’t want to hear another perspective, or heaven forbid, a fact that might mess with what they’ve already determined to be right and good. We see this dismissive attitude overturning our ability to reason. […]