Who is Your First Love?

When God gave the 10 commandments to the Israelites in the wilderness at Mount Sinai, the very first law He gave was “You are to have no other gods before me”. At first glance this command seems pretty straightforward and easy for any of us who are followers of Jesus to obey. However, if weContinue reading “Who is Your First Love?”

When You Walk Through the Fire

In the winter of 2018 I was asked by the university I was working at to put on a breakout session for the school’s women’s retreat – the topic they gave me was Embracing Hard Things. I was a bit taken aback because aside from my dad falling from spiritual leadership, I hadn’t really facedContinue reading “When You Walk Through the Fire”

Scared Spitless

“And I, brethren, when I came to you, did not come with excellence of speech or of wisdom….I was with you in weakness, in fear, and in much trembling. And my speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, that your faithContinue reading “Scared Spitless”