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Our Only Hope to Avoid Hell is Jesus

October 21, 2020 |
Jesus is our only hope

I was crying over a Facebook comment on a post I didn’t post, about an article I didn’t write.

Romans 12:18 says we should do our best to live at peace with those around us so far as it depends on us. Thus, I generally try to avoid social media arguments.

Now, I’m far from perfect. I definitely read, write, and delete more than my fair share of social media commentary. However, you won’t often find me getting on a soapbox or ranting about pet peeves. It’s one of those areas where I try to catch myself before it’s too late.

Anyway, this was one of those times.

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God is in control

Looking At Horrible Circumstances From A New Perspective

When Sheila's daughter was thrown from a car at age 2 and sustained a head injury, she didn't want to be a living testimony. She wanted to question God's goodness. But God gave her a new perspective that changed everything.…

October 3, 2020
Grace

We All Need Undeserved Grace

It was turning into a rather trying day. Ashley, my nine-year-old daughter, had come home from school in a sour mood. Nothing was to her liking. The lunch I had sent was to large, she didn’t want to do her homework, her teacher was…

June 29, 2020
We were on the road to divorce court when God stepped in...

An Unexpected Divorce Court Detour Saved Our Failed Marriage

One bad year turned into two and before I knew it, we were creeping up on five years of misery. Sure we’d had some good times, but secretly our marriage felt like an episode of Marriage Bootcamp. Hard and full of drama. Marriage was…

June 22, 2020
Good Friday

What Good Friday Means to Me

I swung the hammer while you held the nail... Find out how Jesus sacrifice came to life for one entitled Candid Gal during an unusual Good Friday service 20 years ago.…

April 6, 2020
Creation and Beyond

Believing What God Says: The Creation Story and Beyond

The story of God creating the world is, in my opinion, one of the coolest stories in the Bible. God took nothing and He made something from it—how amazing is that?! There was literally nothing, only God, and He decided that He was going…

March 30, 2020
God use me

Can God Use Me Like Peter or Paul?

I’ve seen more of a trend in the last few years in Christianity – people talk about God usually picking from people who’ve lived in terrible sin. They say things like don’t worry about feeling unqualified to be used by God because He “usually…

January 6, 2020
Fear is a bully (but God is stronger)

Fear Is A Bully (But God Is Stronger)

Fear can be a bully. It wants to stop us in our tracks and paralyze us from moving forward. Fear wants to spoil today and make us dread tomorrow. …

September 11, 2019
Coincidence or God sent?

How I Chose Between Faith VS Fear

I was numb. I was indifferent. Neither optimistic nor pessimistic. I refused to waste another tear over our situation because that’s all it would be – an absolute waste. That’s how I was feeling as I sat there in my husband’s hospital room. It…

August 5, 2019
Friendship goals & Jesus

Puff The Magic Dragon, Friendship Goals, & Jesus

As long as I can remember I have had a fear of rejection and abandonment. I remember being very young and crying at the song “Puff the Magic Dragon.” Little Jackie Paper moved on from his friend Puff. Basically, as the song goes, Jackie…

July 3, 2019