Ten years ago I packed my bags and headed into the unknown world commonly known as college. My heart was both filled with anticipation and joy that was mingled with fear and anxiety. After living 18 years under my parents roof, the thought of living elsewhere and being on my own was exciting and nerve-wracking. I had waited my entire life for this moment. I remember as a young girl thinking that once I reached my college years I would feel like an adult. The opposite was true! I felt even younger walking onto that large campus and sitting in classes with hundreds of other students! I couldn’t wait for my college years to come, but once they arrived I felt completely unprepared.
Life is so short, and the Gospel is so good. Why would we not share it with others? Jesus told us in Matthew 28:18-20 to go and share the good news with all people and all nations. As well-watered women, we have opportunities every single day to share the love of Christ with the world […]
This post was written by Becca Lafferty, a high-school English teacher in Singapore. Read more from Becca on her blog. True faith isn’t trying out Jesus in the hopes that he will make something “better,” it is entrusting our entire life to him. In Mark 9, Jesus heals the possessed boy, but the boy then […]
When the reality of the storm threatened the disciples’ little kingdom, they forgot the strength of God who was with them on the boat. They let fear rule their hearts and doubted the love of their friend, Lord, teacher and master. They doubted His goodness because the reality of the situation seemed too much to handle. But Christ was always there – just as He was – and that was enough.
“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world.” ~1 Peter 5:8-9 (emphasis mine) Last October my husband and I traveled twenty-three hours (one […]
Grab your 1 Peter reading guide here! Meriam Ibrahim, a Christian woman in Sudan, was sentenced to death for her faith this week. 8 1/2 months pregnant with her second child, she sits in shackles at this very moment waiting for a trial that will cost her life. Her husband, Daniel, a believer as […]
Today we are diving into 1 Peter 1:6-12, a passage rich in truth that will change your life. Watch this video to hear what I learned! God is calling me to a faith that doesn’t focus on the seen, but the unseen. But in order for me to have faith that lives for the eternal […]