Again, this is a verse completely taken out of context and used to give false hope to countless women desperate for the real Truth that only Christ can bring.
Merriam-Webster defines shame as “a feeling of guilt, regret, or sadness that you have because you know you have done something wrong.”
Christianity has become a competition in suburban America, especially among women. It is no longer about real, bloody, nailed-to-a-tree-while-naked-and-ripped-to-shreds grace.
I don’t have enough faith, apparently, to be a “good,” modern, Christian woman, which makes me feel entirely like an outcast in the modern Christian church.
Our son’s heart is our responsibility, and he certainly can’t guard it on his own. So we will.
Well. So it’s been yet another interesting week in the ole blogosphere. I am not writing to become famous, or because I have some big dream, or because God told me to do this. I promise to anyone reading this that I write to lead women to the Truth of God, mostly through the Truth of… Continue reading Friday Free for All #4
It’s 2016 National Infertility Awareness Week. I didn’t know that when I wrote this article to be published today over at Satisfaction Through Christ, but someone did. 😉
I have never particularly enjoyed shopping at Target. I know that disqualifies me from some sort of secret stay-at-home motherhood club (I don’t like wine, either, though, so…whatever). I have never strolled through the aisle of the bright red store, sipping a Starbucks, while my child munches on popcorn. So I doubt they will miss… Continue reading Target, Jen Hatmaker & Matthew 7
I wasn’t going to do a Theology Thursday post this week, but then this somehow surfaced in my Facebook feed on Wednesday: This “Bible verse” was posted by the “Christian” radio station K-Love. And like last week’s verse, I have about had it with people completely misusing this verse and leading people down the health &… Continue reading Theology Thursday: John 10:10
You’ve seen this verse used out of context somewhere, I guarantee it. Most likely, you’ve seen this used on a running shirt (when not healing – still – from a broken foot, I fancy myself a runner), an athletic team’s t-shirt, or on Beth Moore’s most recent Facebook banner. “I can do all things through… Continue reading Theology Thursday: Philippians 4:13