Being an author was never one of my aspirations, but during my journey from bitterness to joy in Christ, I was compelled to write about it. I published Bitter Truth: My Story of Bitterness, Grace and Repentance in 2014 and have been blogging and speaking about it ever since. My earnest desire is that others would also break free if they are entangled by sin or not living in the fullness of joy that’s possible in Jesus.
I‘ve started reading through the Bible again at the beginning of a new year and find myself once again in Genesis. It’s amazing that God created so vast an expanse as our universe, yet only took two chapters in His Word to describe it. I almost laughed at Genesis 1:16 which describes the creation of the sun and moon and then, almost as an afterthought: “He also made the stars.” Have you looked up at
I was pondering what New Year’s resolutions I would make. It’s that time, right? But there is a tension between control and choice. We all want control: over ourselves, over how others treat us or react to us, over our circumstances. But in truth, we actually have very little control. But we do have choices. We can choose to exercise and practice healthy eating in the hope of living a long life. But ultimately, it’s
I was watching a sappy Christmas movie on TV. I’m not proud of it, but I admit that I’ve watched a few. In this one, the main character reconciled with a long-lost family member and they all went on to celebrate a happy Christmas together. The producers of the movie were sending the message: “Christmas is all about family.” But what about people who don’t have many family members? What about those whose family live far