What do you do when you want to fit in but know you were called to stand out? Welcome to the world of peer pressure where people you want to impress want you to do something that you don’t feel right about. Many of us who perhaps went to public school know what this isContinue reading “How to Handle Peer Pressure”
Committing sin is no laughing matter. I saw an ad for a graphic tee the other day that read, “I feel a sin coming on,” and the shop’s caption said, “Good thing it’s a Sunday.” The comments were filled with people tagging their friends with laughing emojis and saying, “This is so us,” or, “IContinue reading “The Do’s and Don’ts of Sin: A Brief Guide”
Today, I will not be posting a regular blog post. Life has been busy this week, and I did not want to rush through a Bible study post just to have it posted by today. Have no fear, dear reader, for I will be posting a regular blog post next Friday. Because I love andContinue reading “BPR Update + Thought of the Day”
Whom do you serve? As Christians, we are to serve our God Jesus Christ alone (see Exodus 20:2-6), but sometimes, without even realizing it, we find that we have built altars to idols in our lives. The Bible speaks often about idolatry, and this is an issue the people of Israel struggled with a lot.Continue reading “4 Steps to Remove Idols in Your Life”
We’ve all heard the expression, “I’m at the end of my rope.” And we all get to the end of our rope at some point. How do we get there? Life, usually. Things happen. We get tired, worn out, burnt out. Or maybe we do it to ourselves. We let ourselves slip to the endContinue reading “7 Things to Do at The End of Your Rope: A Guest Post by Jake Walden”
I hate change. As a super nostalgic person, I’ve always had a habit of romanticizing the past, of looking back at my childhood through rose-colored glasses. It’s true that I did have a pretty awesome childhood. God blessed me with Apostolic parents who raised me in a good church with leaders who followed God andContinue reading “How God Changed Me”
Freedom. It’s something we Americans are so privileged to experience while living in this blessed country, and this coming Sunday, we’ll be celebrating America’s 245th birthday. As a proud American, I’m excited to celebrate my beautiful home country, but I’m also excited to share with you today and remind you what freedom means for usContinue reading “Free Indeed: 3 Freedoms We Have in Christ”
Tired of bad news? Social turmoil? Dealing with sickness? Struggling just to make it through the day? This world seems to be getting further from Jesus with each passing day, but Romans 8 gives us many powerful truths about life on earth and beyond earth. Here are three brief reminders from Romans 8:20-39 to giveContinue reading “The Hope of Believers: 3 (More) Reminders from Romans 8”
School and work are often drudgery. Back-to-back tests and papers due. Piles of work that lead to overtime. New company policies that are confusing and make your work harder. It can make your life seem completely miserable at times. As children of God, however, we have an avenue to living a purposeful and rewarding lifeContinue reading “Life in the Spirit: 3 Reminders From Romans 8”
This week’s post is just a little blog update for all my readers and subscribers. I’ll be at Missouri’s senior youth camp this week, so there will be no blog post this Friday. However, I’m working on a Bible study post for Friday of next week that I hope you’ll enjoy. My family and IContinue reading “BPR Post Update + Thought of the Day”
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