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, Devotional

Word for 2017: Abide

There is a particular excitement that only arises around January. The warm nostalgia of Christmas fades and is replaced by the bubbling joy of a fresh start - a new year. The desire to begin anew and pursue self-improvement becomes contagious, appearing in the form of New Year's resolutions. Yet, as much as goals, plans, and… Continue reading Word for 2017: Abide

Christian Living

Are You Truly Living for Jesus?

For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. Matthew 16:25 This verse is currently the wallpaper on my phone. Every time I activate the screen it both encourages and convicts. I think to myself: Am I losing my life for His sake? After all, Jesus… Continue reading Are You Truly Living for Jesus?

Christian Fiction

Rise: A Short Story of Hope

A ray of sunshine slanted across the dark room. All day he would study its movement as it slid along the walls. The ray creeped into being each dawn, the loyal reminder for his eyelids to flutter open. As it brightened and faded with each passing hour he grew increasingly jealous. The light could shift, shimmer, glide,… Continue reading Rise: A Short Story of Hope