Why I Run on Hills

Our running group has been training for a marathon over the last few months. As part of our training, our coach designated hills training on a weekly basis. Hill runs are tough. So why do we do it?

The Truth About Relying On Ourselves

During a recent family vacation near a beach, I stumbled upon a picture-perfect stretch of sun, surf, and sand one day. Without an extra thought, I jumped into the water with my boogie board in tow.

5 Things to Do When You’re Spiritually Dry

Everyone struggles with their faith at times, and it can be hard to talk about it. During challenging times in my life, I have often felt that if I spoke all my questions aloud, talked through how I really felt

Coming Clean On My Dirty Little Secret

I stood there with a razor in my hand. It was the first time I’d ever seriously contemplated ending my life. I had been in the shower for almost an hour, and I could hear the voices of my mother and sister pleading with me to get out.

I’m Saved. . . Now What?

I dedicated my life to Christ at the age of 17. I was in the garage then, and the (what I now know to be) Holy Spirit caused unexplainable gratefulness to consume me.