Faithfulness in Marriage and Sexuality: Practical Pursuits

Faithfulness in Marriage and Sexuality: Practical Pursuits

Previously I shared about God’s heart for marriage and sexuality, rooting our thinking in God’s Word (See “Faithfulness in Marriage and Sexuality: The Theological Foundation”). Applying God’s realities in our hearts and lives begins by reading and understanding Scripture. The Bible presents a clear perspective on how marriage and sex point to God’s redeeming work […]

The Quiet Wisdom So Easy to Miss

The Quiet Wisdom So Easy to Miss

I had begun memorizing it a few days ago, that haunting question from James 3:13, “Who is wise and understanding among you?” Of course I meant to memorize the rest of the verse and the verses that follow, but some of my kids came down with the flu, so for the next few days I […]

Everyday Friends

Everyday Friends

I’ve been reading the biography of Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of the Anne of Green Gables series. If you haven’t read the series (which I highly recommend), Anne is an orphan with a great imagination. One of the sorrows in her life was not having a good friend. A kindred spirit. At one time in […]

So this is Love

So this is Love

“In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if […]

God’s Gift of Music

God’s Gift of Music

I’ve been playing the piano for most of my life. Way before I could reach the pedals, my fingers loved to press the keys, bringing music to my imaginative stories. Butterflies, clouds, and birds fluttered through my mind when I played the high keys while trolls, monsters, and thunderstorms serenaded from the low keys. Years […]

God is ABLE

God is ABLE

“God is able to make ALL grace abound to you, so that having ALL sufficiency in ALL things at ALL times, you may abound in every good work.” 2 Corinthians 9:8 (emphasis mine) This is my theme verse for the new year and it is posted in my kitchen window as a daily reminder to […]