4 Truths That Reclaim And Revitalize Our Identity In Christ

We scattered around the empty room as a song of worship washed over us. Our mission was to pray for the seats and the space of our building so that when people come into church they would feel the power and presence of God. We opened our ears and hearts to discover anything that God…

Live Like Jesus: Escaping The Christian Comparison Trap

The other day I caught myself in the act of comparing my faith and holiness to another woman’s. Her long, wavy hair, modest yet stylish outfit, and ability to lead a group of others so well made me jealous. It made me want to be like her. In that moment I was already thinking of…

Small Steps For Living A More Generous Life

It had been a long and exhausting day of traveling, and we now stood on the train platform waiting for our next train. “Delay Approx. 15 min.” We all shifted our eyes upward and let out an annoyed sigh as those words rolled across the platform screen. We were all pretty upset. And we were…

Being Embodied Love: A Life Like Jesus’

So you’re probably sitting there wondering, “What does embodied love even mean?” Let me explain a little bit behind this name and and what that means for your life. The simple truth behind “Embodied Love” is this: Jesus was the physical incarnation of love. And if we are made in His likeness, that makes us embodied…

Chasing Your Dreams With A Purpose

All my life I have believed that I would do something extraordinary – something so big that people would know who I am. Growing up I always had people telling my parents that they “can’t wait to see what Maddy does in the future.” Because they recognized my passion for life and my capability to achieve anything I set my mind to. And while it is a good thing to have passions and dream big dreams, it can be a dangerous road if you’re not careful.

When Writing Reaches Upward

What is writing if it serves no purpose? What good is a blog that neither shifts minds nor molds hearts nor encourages bodies? What is the point of a platform if it creates no lasting effect on its audience? And why spend your life writing things that only enter the reader’s brain for a second…