Celebrate Christmas

The Best Way to Celebrate Christmas

I don’t know if you’re like me when it comes to Christmas, but I love this time of year. I love the holiday lights, the anticipation and gathering with family and friends. It may just be the idealist in me, but I feel like a special glow comes over people during the Christmas season. As a culture, we seem to be a little less selfish … Continue reading The Best Way to Celebrate Christmas

How can the God of Love condemn homosexuality?

How can the God of Love Condemn Homosexuality?

I heard someone say this once on the radio: “Christians get so wrapped up in the parts of the Bible that say homosexuality is a sin, but what they don’t realize is that the word ‘love’ is used over 300 times in the Bible!” That seems pretty logical, doesn’t it? I mean, how can love be a sin? How can God promote love, and yet … Continue reading How can the God of Love Condemn Homosexuality?

Is Perfectionism a good thing or a bad thing?

Perfectionism: Good or Bad?

Is perfectionism good or bad according to the Bible? So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. Matthew 5:48 Whoa, wait a second. Is that verse even from the Bible? It seems to go against everything society, even Christian culture, is screaming in my ears! I’ve heard so often that perfectionism is a bad thing that I’ve started to believe it. But is pursuing perfection … Continue reading Perfectionism: Good or Bad?

How to Bear Spiritual Fruit

My family is in a season of fruitfulness that quite honestly feels almost too good to be true. In seasons of fruitfulness, I think it’s important for us to reflect on how spiritual fruit is produced, so that we don’t take for granted the blessings we receive. What’s infinitely more important than the fruit on any given tree is the root structure and overall health … Continue reading How to Bear Spiritual Fruit