Nominal Power

When I was younger, I had always heard about how giving my life to Jesus would change me. As you probably assumed, I grew up in church. I always heard about how I would never be the same, and that I would forever be different. When I gave my life to Christ, then, at around […]

Walk Your Walk

When I was younger, I had the mindset that once I solved a problem, I solved it forever and for everyone. Basically, once I found a solution, I wanted to apply it to every similar situation and expect the same result. For instance, one time when I was in kindergarten, I got myself out of […]

Online Dating as a Christian Girl

Recently, I entered the world of online dating. Understand, I didn’t just jump into this; I have been praying about it for a while, maybe since I moved to a different state eight months ago. Is online dating even okay for Christians? I struggled with this. I wondered if God would be upset with me […]

Don’t Get it Twisted: Holding on to Truth

We’ve all probably heard of how God is great at turning negative situations into lessons or blessings that work for our good. So, what about those times when the opposite seems to happen? You gain a close friend, and then the relationship becomes toxic. You get that dream job, but then it starts to really […]

Stop Playing While Hurt

I grew up playing basketball. For about 10 years, it was a substantial part of my life. Outside of school and church, it practically was my life. It made me stronger physically and tougher mentally. Not every aspect of the “ball life” impacted me positively, however. In the basketball world- well, in sports in general-, […]