Grace upon Grace

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“You are under no obligation to God,” the speaker’s words rung out through the hotel ballroom. I was surrounded by women, all busily taking notes and listening with rapt attention, but I couldn’t get past […]

A New Resource on the Love of God

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Recently, a friend shared with me about her year of meditating on Scriptures around the love of God through Christ. I was intrigued by that idea and entered my own study of Scripture, looking up […]

Summer Vacation and the Gospel


How did this arrive so quickly? I wonder to myself. Actually, I do know how it happened; this day was scheduled in advanced by the county I live in, and as always I’m not paying […]

The Gospel and Ecclesiastes


Sometimes life just doesn’t make any sense! Why does it seem that forces of chaos and darkness roam with impunity? Why is it that the good, the true, and the beautiful are seldom elevated, while […]

Jesus-centered Fearlessness


“But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.’” Matthew 14:27, ESV As a longtime sufferer of anxiety and depression, I know what fear feels like. Living with […]