discipleship, Faith, Growth

On Invitations Instead Of Force

Growing up with a Dad in the military had its perks. Notably, the overseas travel we enjoyed on a couple of different occasions. One of my most memorable seasons abroad was spent in Italy, where I attended an Italian preschool run by Italian Nuns. Despite the fact that is has been well over 34 years since I…

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Book Reviews, Books, discipleship

I’m turning myself inside out some days trying to live this one life well. In the process of becoming, God twists this old heart and wrings out the muck and sometimes I say to myself, “you’ve got issues, girlfriend.” I mean really, haven’t we all? Our insecurities and the trap of comparison, perhaps our silent…

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discipleship, Faith, persecution

 “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. John 15:18 They called me “church girl”, those two boys who sat behind me in history class. It didn’t bother me much, I was a baby Christian and completely “on fire” for Jesus at the time. Based on their lewd comments I…

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