A Christian Struggling with Doubt

This may prove to be a very difficult article to write. It’s about doubt, and my personal experience struggling with it. As a disclaimer, I’m not completely free of doubt, but I feel like I’ve passed through the metaphorical “valley of the shadow of death,” and I really feel like God has drawn me out and nearer to Him. I’m an inquisitive person. At the beginning …

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Do You Believe in Miracles?

Do you… believe in miracles? I do! Sometimes the supernatural can seem illogical, self-contradictory, unbelievable, and, well, unnatural. I’m here to assure you that is not the case! You don’t have to throw science out the window to believe in miracles, and here’s why. Let’s take a look at the word “supernatural”. The prefix “super”, according to Dictionary.com (look it up), means to be above …

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My Quest for Truth

These past couple of weeks I’ve had conversations with a number of people, all with their own views and convictions about Christianity. Honestly, it’s been hard to sort out truth from all the noise. I know someone who believes in Jesus, but also considers herself a medium and psychic. I also have a close friend who is a staunch Catholic, and others who have different …

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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 …

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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 …

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