Dig into Romans with Me (Week 20-Romans 9:1-19)

This chapter really spoke to me, so I read it over and over again. I thought our study would would go through the whole chapter, but I found myself sitting in the sections, reading multiple versions (always going back to The Message), and following many rabbit trails that linked to these verses in my brain.… Read More

Quiet Compassion

I’d like to introduce to my friend and fellow author Michelle De Bruin. To celebrate the October 23 release of her second book, Hope for Tomorrow, I’ve invited Michelle to share a blog with all of us today. You can read more of her blogs at http://michelledebruin.com/author/michelledebruin/ Quiet Compassion by my guest blogger, Michelle De Bruin… Read More

What should my scandalous life look like?

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary gives this full definition of scandal: a :  discredit brought upon religion by unseemly conduct in a religious person b :  conduct that causes or encourages a lapse of faith or of religious obedience in another loss of or damage to reputation caused by actual or apparent violation of morality or propriety : disgrace a : … Read More