It might sound difficult to pray for a seemingly mediocre life, to have nothing more and nothing less than your needs met by God. But if your heart cares most about God’s glory, and being on middle ground prevents you from the temptation to profane it, then perhaps it’s best to make this request, leaving your wealth in God’s hands.Read More
What if we haven’t married or have no children? Or what if we are new to such roles? Does this disqualify us from the category of someone who disciples others? What then would we teach?Read More
We don’t easily digest this “be last” mindset in the success-driven world we live in. The most skilled, the “elite”, and the first-placers rise up in order to get rewarded with wealth, prestige, and reserved parking slots.
But Jesus calls for a correction of our perspective. He pulls back the reigns on our natural pursuit of self-aggrandizement.Read More
Motherhood put me in a spiritually lethargic mindset.
Yes, I needed times of rest as I took care of my newborn. After all, I was seeing hours of the night I’d never seen before. Quickly, however, my need for rest became an excuse to avoid hard things. Although I needed fellowship, I wanted to face the hardships of motherhood at home where I felt safe. I also didn’t desire to evangelize as much or invite others into my home (into the mess I had learned to embrace).Read More
I mentioned Plexus in my most recent article at Desiring God, so I wanted to make clear what I was trying to say in even mentioning it. A reader brought to my attention what they discerned from it and how they were offended.Read More