Christian Living

6 Beautiful Takeaways from the Life of Joseph

Joseph’s story illustrates the life-changing power of a godly perspective. Abandoned by his brothers, falsely accused of adultery, forgotten by those he blessed, wasting away in prison—Joseph easily could have drowned in bitterness, been dominated by despair, and forever wrestled with anger. This is not to say that he didn’t experience those feelings, or didn’t… Continue reading 6 Beautiful Takeaways from the Life of Joseph

Christian Living, Marriage

Why Salvation and Submission Are Inseparable

To many, the Gospel makes sense. It seems true. It is accepted as a salvation orchestrated by God. The crucial second step, then, is if a person is willing to submit to God and His Word. If we finally grasp who Jesus is, there is no greater danger than to turn away from Him—the greatest sacrifice, the most loving Redeemer. What good comes from understanding the Truth, and then rejecting or forgetting His power and direction?

Christian Living, Motherhood

A Prayer for My Daughter

Job rose up early. As the sky drifted from black to indigo to warm yellow light, he diligently constructed altars for each of his children, bringing sacrifices of worship on their behalf. The crisp fresh day his backdrop, Job asked Yahweh to watch his sons and daughters, to purify them, to make them right before… Continue reading A Prayer for My Daughter

Christian Living

How to Handle Victory and Defeat

Abram was on the top of the world. He and his men had swiftly and impressively defeated a band of kings. Lot, Abram's nephew, was now safe and sound, rescued from a dismal fate. An Old Testament reflection of Christ, the Priest-King known as Melchizedek, even bestows on Abram an incredible blessing. What he did next showed incredible faith.