Posts with the tag “faith”
The Dangers of Manipulation & Harmful Interactions
September 22nd, 2023
“Because to take away a man’s freedom of choice, even his freedom to make the wrong choice, is to manipulate him as though he were a puppet and not a person.”...
The Fatherhood of God Pt 2 Fatherlessness
September 15th, 2023
“America has now embarked on a foolhardy experiment to discover what happens to a culture in which nearly half the children do not live with their fathers. One result is that many people do not know h...
Surrendering Dreams & Desires
September 1st, 2023
Similar to plants needing parts to die and decompose to provide nourishment for new growth, some dreams, desires, and callings need to be laid down and go through a process of death and resurrection f...
Balancing Faith & Surrender
August 25th, 2023
Living by faith demands that we be willing to risk everything for the sake of obedience to God....
Cultivating Spiritual Growth
August 18th, 2023
When thinking about cultivating spiritual growth, more often than not, it is useful to start with things that possibly hinder growth. Anything which impedes your relationship with God, or prevents you...
Idols of the heart
August 11th, 2023
Drifting away from God’s will is a subtle process that can happen to anyone, even those with sincere intentions. As followers of Christ, we examine our hearts and identify the idols that may hinder ou...
Women, Ministry & Authority
July 28th, 2023
The topic of gender roles and the question of whether women can serve in leadership is a matter of significant debate within the Christian community. For the most part, I try to avoid stepping into th...
July 21st, 2023
Therefore, in our journey of faith, it is crucial to recognize the aspects that hinder our spiritual growth. ...
July 7th, 2023
Looking Up: The Art of Focusing on God in a Distracted World“In your walk with me, don’t forget to look up from the task you are fulfilling now and miss something important I want to communicate or im...
Finding Hope Series Pt 4
June 16th, 2023
Remember, you are not alone in your struggles, God has given us the gift of prayer and community to help us through even the darkest of times together....
Finding Hope Series Pt 3
June 9th, 2023
Remember, taking care of your mental state through Jesus is essential to living a full and meaningful life....
Finding Hope Series Pt 2
June 2nd, 2023
Part 2: God's Promises of HopeAs mentioned in the previous blog, Finding Hope: A Series on Overcoming Struggles, Christians cannot take a “head in the sand” approach to the mental state of others beca...
Finding Hope Series
May 19th, 2023
Finding Hope: IntroductionA Series on Overcoming StrugglesBy Valeta Batya prison of crystal fine and polished outward appearance internal abhorrence self-imprisoned self-abased heart of vengeance crip...
January 26th, 2023
John 14:15 “If you love me, obey my commandments.Jesus was obedient to God and loved people well. He didn’t people-please, hoping to be well liked and accepted by everyone. And when people didn’t like...
Devotions for daily growth
January 14th, 2023
Probably one of the most difficult, yet vital parts of every Christian's life is setting aside time each day to spend with God and grow in your faith and passion for His Kingdom. So, where do we begin...
The start of something powerful
January 12th, 2023
I'm not going to pretend that I have all the answers, not even for a moment! I've lived long enough walking with God to understand more each day that, the more I learn about Him, the less I realize I ...