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He’s Not There

My dad passed away several years ago from pancreatic cancer. As I think back to that day, my mind goes to another graveside scene. It was early in the morning, still dark outside.

History Matters

Theologian George Ladd once rhetorically asked, “Does mankind have a destiny? Or do we jerk across the stage of time like wooden puppets, only to have the stage, the actors, and the theatre itself destroyed by fire, leaving only a pile of ashes and the smell of smoke?”

When My Hopes for a Relationship Was Dashed

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For a good half year, I had been trading messages with someone I had just gotten to know. Wisdom gleaned from dating sites and friends had me convinced that he was interested in me—otherwise, why would he be messaging me every day? Surely, there had to be  an interest of some sort involved, right? “He might ask me out any day now,” I thought. Sadly, I was so wrong.

Even the Worst

Every Christian has a story to tell. Some conversion testimonies are more dramatic and spectacular than others.

The Hope of Heaven

I’ll never forget what one of my older friends said when her son died unexpectedly: “Heaven seems nearer.”

I Was on the Brink of Killing Myself

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Planning my route to the place where I wanted to kill myself, I cried out to God in utter desperation for the first, and what I thought would be, the last time.

Beauty bag must-haves for believers

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Is your toiletry bag clogged with beauty and grooming products that have significantly failed to deliver? The serum gave you an outbreak, the bold lipstick promising 24-hour color flaked within seconds, and the body cleanser smelt like a toilet freshener. You’ve shelled out good money for them too, and you’re now left wondering, “I just want to look and smell good, why’s that so hard?”

A Strange Murder

Melito of Sardis, the second-century Bishop of Smyrna, penned these haunting words reflecting on the cross’ tragic grace: God has been murdered . . . O strange murder, strange crime!

3 Reasons Why Christianity Is Really Good

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If I’m honest, the truth of Christianity has never been enough to get me excited about following Jesus. I can read a book that offers proof of the existence of God and still feel lost as to how that impacts my life today.