"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes." Romans 1:16 I saw her in the bathroom of a gas station. She looked like she was in her late teens or early twenties. Cropped blond hair, shorts and a t shirt, she didn't … Continue reading Christ’s Love Compels Us
The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. But one disaster is enough to overthrow the wicked. Proverbs 24:16 Have you ever wished to go back and redo your past? Would you live a few years over, and hope to make better decisions? Do you carry around guilt or shame, cowering … Continue reading A Failure?
Today, Instead of letting your worries bog you down, take them to the cross. (and leave them there. Refuse to allow yourself to take them back up.) When you feel overwhelmed with cares, sorrows, and responsibilities, remember that Jesus shares our burdens. He knows what you are going through, and more than that, He understands. … Continue reading Today
While anyone can become a victim of human trafficking, there are definitely things that make a person more susceptible to becoming a victim. In part one, I mentioned vulnerability being a vital key in traffickers recruiting victims. While abduction, kidnapping, false job advertisements, and offering 'help' are methods used, showing romantic interest is most common. (over 50% … Continue reading Stop the Traffick (part 2)
Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31:8-9 The pictures on my teen dating profile said it all. Actually, it would be more accurate to say it screamed it. "I am a … Continue reading Stop the Traffick (part 1)
So I wondered what to do next. No doors seemed to be opening, and standing in the hallway (so to speak) was getting pretty boring. I mean, I was pounding on these doors, and hollering for them to open up, and did they? Nope. And I was stuck waiting. Besides being bored and frustrated, I … Continue reading Worship While Waiting