Whatever the cause, internal turmoil is the natural result of external instability. A tumultuous storm at sea picks up the ocean floor and tosses it about, making the water murky, dark, and foreboding. So likewise, the unpredictable circumstances of life unsettle us and cause us to feel tossed around. In those times, every manner of worry seems to rise to the surface of our souls. We often feel entangled in emotional seaweed and in danger of drowning in the murky waters of instability.
In honor of Mother's Day, I have posted this poem below. It is my desire that Christian mothers would be strengthened by the truths of this poem. I pray that each one of us that has been blessed with children would realize the incredible power that we have been entrusted with as the great influencers of our world.
Have you ever felt like at any moment the other shoe was going to drop? As though you weren't safe to feel happy or be at peace? Feeling this way makes it hard to feel joy. It makes us wrap ourselves in blankets of anxiety, as if we could keep ourselves safe from disappointment and... Continue Reading →
The truth that 'God is love' (1 John 4:8) is about as calorie-dense and nutrient-packed – theologically speaking – as any Biblical truth is. Yet, I have observed that many Christian women crave something that feels more substantial when it comes to practical living.
Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson, warns us about the truth that we should be telling our 19 year old daughters.
When my mother died, the Gospel became more real to me than ever before. I had already been a Christian for some time - I want to say about fifteen years or so by then, but there was something about the magnitude of what I believed that set in for me at her funeral. There... Continue Reading →
The sovereignty of God is the ship that will carry us safely to shore when life keeps hammering our souls like an angry ocean tide on a stormy dark night.
The Coronavirus and the ensuing economic crisis have left many of us fearful, anxious, and feeling depressed. What we need at this time is a word of peace. Really, what we all need at this time is a right understanding of the sovereignty of God. In this sermon, Brandon rightly says, "Resting in God's sovereignty gives us peace because it helps us to accept the things we can't control."