Hope Through Terror
The Ministry of Open Adoption
It was not easy for me to live through this fear, and although I have felt the fear of terrorism very few times living back home in the United States, it was never as frequent as it was while living in Europe. But I had to be brave, and I had to trust in my God Almighty. My hope was in Him, and my faith was in Him.
6 Podcasts That Will Change Your Life
Adoption is not just about us, and it’s not just about that child. It’s also about the third member of the adoption triad. What a tremendous opportunity to share God’s love and grace. What a chance to serve someone in great need of support, love, and commitment.
When Friendships Change
Lately, I have discovered a few podcasts that have really changed my life. They have challenged me and grown me in new ways and have deepened my faith. I’d like to share these 6 podcast episodes with you in hopes that they will grow yours too.
God created seasons for a reason and often, He brings others into our lives for a season only for you two to part ways. It is not intended to hurt you, but to help you grow.
The Asian Business Woman Who Brought Christianity to Europe
It was also in the months after I miscarried, that I went through a time of spiritual stagnation where I fought to keep my zeal. Zeal is having a pursuit of something and I wanted to pursue Jesus. I got to the point where I knew I needed to have Him heal me, not just once but continually.
Racism in the Church
Not only does Lydia become the first convert in Europe, but her large home houses the first church in a Roman province that didn’t embrace the way to eternal life. The book of Philippians was a letter written by Paul to the church of Philippi, started by this Asian businesswoman.
Finding Hope in the Middle of Grief
Jesus talks a lot about loving those that have different cultures, backgrounds and perspectives. The church should be the place where all of this is occurring, yet so often it is the place where we exclude ourselves the most.
Moment One: A Poem By Lisa Gungor
You might be wondering how I am still standing after what I have experienced. And my answer is always the same: Jesus. He is the only way that I have survived the loss of my parents. He is the only way that I have been healed and delivered from depression, loneliness, and anxiety. And He is the answer to your survival as well.
A Calling of Leadership
“She” is grounded enough to follow, still capable to lead from a child to a nation. The woman’s body is made in the image of Love, from Love herself, Life herself, so she herself is of God.
Acting on Your Calling
We can be effective mentors and empower others to lead by being engaged and influential leaders ourselves. We can choose to be aware of the problems and opportunities around us.
Overcoming Insecurity in Dating
Now is the time to act on the calling tugging at your heart. Today is the perfect time for you to jump all in and let go of your plans.
The Importance of Seasons
If you live by praise, then you will die by criticism. The word of God is truth and fact. Live your life and plant your relationship on what God says about you, not on what your boyfriend says about you.
Learning to Love the Color of Your Skin
I love that through every season of life, the core of them each is always Jesus, getting closer in relationship to Him.
Patience in Preparation
I want you to admire your skin and to believe that it is perfectly you. That this top layer of the home you live in, that the color of paint selected by the creator to match your inward beauty is perfect.
How to Deal With Shifting Seasons in Business
I want to remind you that God knows your heart right now and he is doing something even though you might not see it.
The Beauty in Interracial Marriage
Our ability to handle seasons with grace and faith comes from outside of ourselves. So, look to Jesus and offer your season to the Lord, and you’ll find more grace for the moment than you thought possible.
How to Be a Student and a Disciple
Interracial marriages should not be a issue, they should be a beautiful representation of unity through diversity. Because being you and being me is beautiful, and together we make up the body of Christ.
School is not taking our time or focus from our calling. In fact, being in school gives us the opportunity to meet new people, with so the opportunity to share the Word of God.