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Why Am I Still a Christian?

A commenter told me yesterday, “It’s amazing you still have faith.” My answer to her? “Jesus. It’s allllllll Jesus.” In the recent years that I have been studying the dangers of Legalistic Christianity, I have seen the many, many heartbreaking consequences. Most...

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Is God Misogynistic?

A 16-yr-old created this art project for high school. It had to be made out of a book and relevant to the book. She chose the Bible, and made this piece as a commentary on how it has been used to persecute women. As a survivor of a fundamentalist cult and now an...

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No Longer A Slave?

? "I’m no longer a slave to fear... You split the sea so I could walk right through it All my fears were drowned in perfect love” ? This song has been on repeat several times lately — it’s one of my favorites. But am I truly no longer a slave to fear? I don’t know...

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The God Who Rescues

"He will rescue the poor when they cry to Him; He will help the oppressed, who have no one to defend them. He feels pity for the week and the needy, and He will rescue them. He will redeem them from oppression and violence, for their lives are precious to him." —Psalm...

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Jesus is Attracted to Brokenness

Do you ever feel too inadequate for God? You’re too unorganized, have too many scars, too many flaws, or that you’re simply not good enough? Here’s a little encouragement for you. ? God used Rahab, a prostitute, to save her entire family from destruction and to...

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Overwhelming, Never-Ending, Reckless Love

It was a bitter cold night in February 2017. I remember it like it was yesterday. I lay on the floor of my bedroom. Curled up in a fetal position, body shaking, my tears fell away into the thick carpet threads. I had been wrestling with my faith for several months. I...

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God Shares in Your Tears

Have you ever asked God where He was during a difficult season of your life? I once asked that of God. During a frank discussion with Jesus one day I yelled at the top of my lungs, "Where were you that day, Jesus?! I was crying. I was scared. I was hurting. How could...

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The Gift of a Bath

The Gift of a Bath

I believe in this something I have come to call "God's Gifts." I believe His gifts to us come in many different ways. There are the big ones of course; grace, love, salvation etc. But then there are the little ones we can easily miss if we don’t know what we’re...

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Am I Worthy of Love?

Am I Worthy of Love?

With Valentine's Day approaching, love is certainly “in the air”. We take this special day to celebrate the beauty of love. But have you ever felt unworthy of love? Especially of God’s love? I’ve struggled with this question myself for years and once again, I was...

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