We’re taught, in today’s world, to seek what makes us happy. To do what we truly love. “Choose a job you love and you will never work a day in your life!” the entrepreneur-coach will promise––and too often we buy into these smiling lies in the pursuit of happiness. While that may be a small thing that … More Loving God When You Don’t Feel Like It
During the time of Hosea the prophet, the Lord had something to say to a group of people who really thought that they knew Him: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of … More Are You Sure That You Know God?
Are you struggling to keep up an active prayer life? Maybe, just maybe, you’re missing the simple things.
I never used to feel there was any problem with the way the Bible was approached in women’s circles. Maybe I was too busy enjoying the laughter, Lipton tea and Tim Tam biscuits to notice. The fellowship was great, the message seemed good enough, and I was spending time in the Word like a good Christian. … More We Need to Rethink Bible Study [A Challenge to Move from Milk to Meat]
Sunday mornings can be stressful. In this season of motherhood, I dread the morning rush and all the potential mishaps and mayhem that can happen along the way (blow-outs, anyone?). Not only that, but there’s the training of my now-teachable-but-still-fidgety child during the worship hour to look forward to. Training up a child to love … More Dear Mum, God Cares About Your Hectic Sunday Mornings
Today was Sunday, a day I have often thought of as the high point of my week – a day to refuel myself and refill my empty cup, allowing me to focus my mind and start off my week with God at the forefront of my mind. But like just about every Sunday of late, … More Dear Young Mum, Don’t Expect Sunday to Fill Your Cup
Has God already shown us how He deals with depression directly? … More How Would God Deal with Depression?
Upon reading an article about one Singaporean pastor’s reaction and opposition to the LGBT Pink Dot festival held in Singapore (whose behaviour I must admit, sounded pretty irrational), one of my coworkers made a remark about how unloving some people were, then turned to me and said, “What would Jesus do?! He would just love everyone … More Love Wins, Every Time
We are taught it by Snow White and the Disney princesses from the time we are toddlers. We see posts about it almost everyday on our Facebook news feeds. We hear the young girls around us whisper about it and see the excitement in their eyes… then as they get older, the desperation. Perhaps we’ve … More The One Person You Need to Marry
Lately I’ve been sharing the stories and thoughts of some young women here at Worthy Woman Wednesdays, to encourage us all about the future of the church and be more aware of the struggles young women face. I’m really interested in what keeps young people in the church and interested in the church. Today I … More Miriam Sparks: Using Your Talents and Shining Your Light for the Lord in Your Youth