Vulnerability: The Unexpected Path to Spiritual Wholeness

God is calling us to vulnerability in Christ, being clothed in His armor, the armor of His glory and strength we thence may dispense with the accouterments of human defensiveness that are vain, futile, and only serve, they ONLY serve to isolate us from one another and from the joy of community in the Father. […]

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Freedom from the Tyranny of Mediocrity

The Freedom of Faith: Breaking the Chains of Mediocrity “For with God, nothing shall be impossible.” – Luke 1:37 These words, spoken by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary, hold a profound promise for all believers. They remind us that the God we serve is a God of limitless power, a God for whom […]

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The Liberating Power of God’s Goodness

Do you know someone whose life is spiraling, a heart hardened and bound by sin? Give them God’s goodness! Perhaps they have rejected faith, or live in a way contrary to God’s loving commandments. Give them God’s goodness! We may feel righteous anger, the urge to confront and condemn. But is this truly the heart […]

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Is Striving for Perfection Spiritually Healthy?

The world throws two messages at us when it comes to perfection: Unhealthy perfectionism: An obsession with flawlessness that’s rooted in anxiety, and self-worth issues. This is counterproductive. Unanchored perfectionism: “You do you!” This version lacks standards. Your truth becomes whatever feels good. It might seem encouraging, but ultimately is spiritually empty. Is there a place for the pursuit of perfection in […]

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The Power of Positivity: Philippians 4:8 and Why Your Thoughts Matter

We live in a world overflowing with information and noise. We’re bombarded with news, social media updates, and endless streams of opinions – many of them negative, divisive, or just plain disheartening. It’s incredibly easy to fall into a mental spiral of negativity without even realizing it. In New Testament times it was no different […]

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