You may realize that God is capable of changing your circumstances, but when He doesn’t, do you ever secretly doubt that He’s a good King?
Yearly Archive:: 2009
From the Archives: Does Twilight lead to an unholy fantasy life?
Many of you have written about how difficult it is to wait on God’s timing for romance. And several of you have been honest about the heartache you’ve experienced when you’ve made the decision to link your life with someone other than the man God would choose for you. Surely an obsession with a fictional character, who seems to have it all, does nothing but muddy these waters.
From the Archives: Twilight—Does it have the power to desensitize us?
There are several reasons why I think Twilight is an unwise media choice. One of the most compelling reasons is that the books get progressively more dark, violent, and sexual.
From the Archives: Should we avoid dark themes?
As millions of young women everywhere take in the Twilight movies and tune in weekly to vampire shows, I can’t help but wonder if this fascination with the dark, dangerous, bad boys featured in these series is fitting for girls who love Jesus.
Freedom from what?
Do you need to be reminded of your freedom? Are you living like a slave, tied to old habits, old sins, and old ways of thinking when Jesus has purchased your freedom?
Are you using your sword?
God’s Word is the sword we must use to defend ourselves against the lies told by the world and by the evil one. It is also the shovel we must use to uproot lies once they have taken root in our hearts. We cannot live lives committed to God’s truth without loving and reading God’s Word.
A Surprising Beauty Regimen
What are some of your favorite beauty regimens?
Painting your nails? Shaving your legs? Coloring your hair? Getting a massage? How about choosing—and overflowing—with gratitude?
Confessions of a Pastor's Wife
If you’ve been following the blog at all this month, you’ve probably realized that I love the church. But lean in close, I want to tell you a little secret—I haven’t always felt this way.
Have you been hurt by a leaving youth pastor?
As I interviewed many young women for research for Lies Young Women Believe, nothing evoked a more emotional response than the topic of youth pastors who leave.
LYWB goes digital!
You are a vital part of the body of Christ. Just like eyes and ears and hands and feet serve a vital function in the human body, you serve a vital function in the church.