How do I give my life to Jesus? How do I become a Christian? How do I truly become a follower of Jesus?
When an Israelite in the Bible times made a vow to God, it was private, between them and God. Unless, of course, if they were a woman. What gives?
Summary: Sometimes I suck at making decisions. Whether it's trying to decide what to do with a friend or which outfit to purchase, I get stressed out wondering if I will regret my choice later on. Will I look back at this moment with irritation, desperately wishing I had committed to something else? It would … Continue reading No More Commitment Issues (Exodus 27)
Summary: Sometimes there's nothing crueller than a writer. Whether it's a book, a TV show, or a movie, one day, out of the blue, they throw you completely off. A character's life falls apart. Or worse, the character is brutally murdered. It's truly offensive when a writer does you like that, but soon you come … Continue reading An Ultimatum (Genesis 22)
Summary: It is impossible to avoid disappointment. No matter who we marry or how much squad goals our friend group is, they will disappoint us. We will disappoint them. It's life. We all can more or less accept this and live with it. That's why it's so surreal to consider the one Person who breaks … Continue reading Let’s Try That Again (Genesis 17)
Summary: I have a small obsession with getting back at people. It's weird; it doesn't even have to be me who does it. If someone does something wrong - hurts my feelings, cuts me off on the road, undermines me at work - then I begin imagining all the many and wonderful ways that person … Continue reading Lyin’ Abe And The Unfair God (Genesis 12)