“I Could Never Foster, I Would Get Too Attached…”

The exact thing that you think disqualifies you from fostering, actually makes you a perfect candidate! As you can imagine, the state is really not interested in approving sociopaths who can’t form deep attachments to children. I always feel deeply for current foster parents when they hear these statements. Many of them have been serving…

It’s Not Sacrifice, It’s Love

It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. – Galatians 5:1 NASB I think I am finally beginning to understand the implications of this verse. The past two years of studying Galatians has been a roller coaster of the…

Be Where You Are

This seems like a strange thing to write about, because it is more of a cultural issue. HOWEVER, my conviction on this matter comes primarily from Scripture, and its backed up by psychology. Last year was a struggle for me. It was a struggle because I had three feet stuck in three different places; Truett…

My Addiction to Legalism

Under the impulse of desire, man feels himself urged onward in some path or pursuit of activity for its gratification. The faculties of his mind are put into busy exercise. In the steady direction of one great and engrossing interest, his attention is recalled from the many reveries into which it might otherwise have wandered;…

“The dream is ended: this is the morning.”

*This isn’t a perfect illustration, but it entered my mind when I was trying to explain why we pursue purity to a group of girls. Over the past two weeks the thought expanded into this. Imagine there’s a kingdom.  In this kingdom there is laughing, singing, dancing and rejoicing often. There is, of course, tragedy…