When You Feel Like Giving Up

Some days, you don’t even want to try. You don’t feel like getting out of bed, you don’t want to sit down with the Bible, you don’t even want to try to figure out what on God’s green earth to eat for breakfast. I get it. I feel that way sometimes, too. It’s easier to stay in bed, blinds closed, …

Do not merely listen to the Word. Do it.

When God Asks You to Do Something Scary…

Have you ever done something that was crazy and scary but totally God-inspired? This week, my husband and I have been volunteering at our church’s VBS; he’s been playing guitar and I’ve been leading a small group of seventeen ten-year-olds. Ten. Years. Old. I was nervous, y’all. What do I know about being a ten-year-old? I mean, yeah, I was …

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When Your Praising Is a Bit Off-Key

When I was in high school, I led worship with my little guitar and a band of other high schoolers. It was terrifying. It was exhilirating. It was one of the biggest steps of faith for this introvert girl to get on stage and lead others in praising the Father, because I felt like they were all picking me apart …