Now, I'll be the first one to say that talking about sex, especially at church, can feel a little awkward. But as awkward as sermons on sex can get, I wish churches discussed it more often. I mean, we're all thinking about it anyway! Imagine the healing that could happen, how many relationships could be transformed if we made sex UN-taboo at church.
“God himself will provide the lamb” Genesis 22:8 In Genesis 22, God instructed Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in a fire offering. After reading the previous chapters, which detailed his wife’s infertility, their skepticism about having a child of their own, and their eventual joy in Isaac’s birth, I had a hard time imagining [...]
May is here and ya girl is excited! This month promises warmer weather, more greenery, and the unofficial kick-off to the summer season (Memorial Day Weekend). Moreover, this new month is a reminder that a third of 2018 is officially in our past—like, how did that happen?! And with the halfway mark of the year [...]
Coming into 2018, I knew that I wanted to take steps to foster stronger and more consistent prayer habits in my life. What has that looked like so far? Posting verses and prayers on my mirrors, starting my mornings with Psalm 143:8, and actually keeping a prayer list. And while this is may seem obvious, [...]
"For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them." - Ephesians 2:10 I've been having way too many "if only my body looked like…" moments these past few weeks. It's only March but my goals of being #SummertimeFine are looking harder and harder [...]
The other day I walked into Target and, after stumbling upon my favorite seasonal candy (those chalky, candy conversation hearts—YUM!), I realized that the “season of love” is officially upon us! Now, I know Valentine’s Day can kick off some pretty polarizing discussions among different groups of people: Is it a real holiday? Should you [...]