What's in a single word, and what is lost in its replacement? In the church creeds, the word 'catholic' may need to be explained to those who are unfamiliar with its use, but it is a word rich in meaning, history, and connection to our faith - connection the young people yearn for.
My life seems calm and pretty. But below the rippling surface, there are strong undercurrents flowing in different directions, pushing against each other, overlapping and dragging me with them... With one word from Christ, the raging sea became calm. How much more will my heart find peace in Him?
Some short reflections about life from me to you on my birthday (yay).
True discipleship to Christ requires denying yourself and suppressing those desires of the flesh which wage war against our souls. (Why laws against suppression are an attack against Christianity)
As Christians, we are a royal priesthood - representative not only of God to people, but of people to God.
Reflecting on why and how we love God
Mistakes and failures are nothing to be ashamed of compared to my willingness to downplay my passion for Christ – and His passion for us – because it might make others feel uncomfortable.
Inspired by Clayton Jennings' song 'Dear Anxiety', I wrote this poem last year about battling depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide.