The Bible tells us that there are some words that make God gag. You know what gagging is, right? It’s also called “retching.” It’s that awful, violent feeling just before you throw up. This isn’t something nice to even write about! Continue reading “The Words That Make God Gag”
Many people want to find Jesus, but they look for him in the wrong places. If you want to find Jesus, don’t look within yourself. Continue reading “If You Want to Find Jesus, Don’t Look Within”
By: Tania Harris
Growing up, ‘feminism’ was a dirty word. It was what those aggressive, angry, bra-burners with their pant suits and cropped hair did to mess up the social order. They were out to get us – the church – who knew how to do male-female relationships, who knew what it was to be a true woman. Continue reading “The Original Christian Feminists”
By: Yvette Cherry
“Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God’s wonders. Do you know how God controls the clouds and makes his lightning flash? Do you know how the clouds hang poised, those wonders of him who has perfect knowledge?” Job 37:14-16 NIV Continue reading “Awe Struck Wonder: Seeing God in the Every-Day Moment”
It often seems like Jesus blesses all the wrong people! We all want to be blessed, don’t we? Continue reading “Why Did Jesus Bless all the Wrong People?”
By: Tania Harris
A single friend of mine used to “go on a date with Jesus”. She would mark the event in her diary, set the table for two, light a candle and pray for the evening. I understood the sentiment, but still found it a little cringeworthy. Continue reading “What We Learn About Hearing God from a Valentine”
Just today I dropped my peanut butter toast on the ground. I picked it up and ate it, because of the famous “Five Second Rule.”
The “Five Second Rule” states: “if we drop food on the ground but pick it up within 5 seconds, it’ll still be OK to eat, because no germs will be on the food yet.” Continue reading “The Five Second Rule – Truth or Myth?”
If you order a drink from any cafe, your drink will probably come in a Mason Jar.
The Mason Jar was invented in 1858 by John Landis Mason. It was mass produced in the 1900s by the Ball Corporation, with its iconic name in cursive, and the words “Made in U.S.A.” Once used for canning and preserving foods, it is now de rigueur for the global hipster aesthetic.
Whether you’re in Vancouver, New Jersey, or Lima (as I was last week!) your drink will come in a Mason Jar. Continue reading “Why Is My Drink in a Mason Jar?”
By: Jennie Scott
Humans are, by nature, goal-oriented. We are a people who plan for the future and work in the present for that unseen yet approaching reality.
This is, perhaps, why we love our weekends so much.
In our relationships, we know what we want and what we want to improve. Continue reading “Moving Forward When You Don’t Know What’s Next”