You’re Enough

You’re Enough

The statement “You are competent” communicates to some individuals that they are seen as enough.   Even If Assured They’re Enough, They Still Have Difficulty Believing It if you have difficulty comprehending how this statement could be so important to someone, then it’s apparent that you don’t have this particular temperament type.  Often when we…

Emotional Poverty

Emotional Poverty

The Bible illuminates seven realities within these passages.  And when we humbly admit that each of these are actually characteristics of our own brokenness, this revelation will completely turn our lives inside out, and radically shift our identity from the brokenness and depression of our pasts to the hope and wholeness found only in Jesus….

I’ve Been Set Free

I’ve Been Set Free

Beauty from Ashes Throughout the Bible, as well as ancient practices, ashes have been the symbol of deep repentance and grief.  Sometimes our lives have been painful.  Sometimes they’ve been difficult.  And sometimes they’ve felt very dark.  Life leaves its mark on us, like ashes of grief, in the deepest parts of our being, where…

Why The Cross?

Why The Cross?

“And they have defeated him (the enemy) by the blood of the Lamb and by the words of testimony” (Revelation 12:11 NLT). Many reading this may have not spent much time in church, let alone reading the Bible.  So, a sentence like this one surely makes absolutely no sense at all to you.  And I…

The Battle Within

The Battle Within

The human soul is constantly struggling to choose between the prompting of the Holy Spirit and the inciting of our fleshly desires for the world.  Through the renewing of our mind, we become equipped to distinguish the “false beliefs” of this world from the “absolute truths” of God. “I do not understand what I do….