Christian Living

Replacing Comparison with Celebration

by Aubrey Coleman

Our insecurities arise when we begin to question why our lives don’t look like others,  “How am I supposed to serve as much as she does?”; “Why is she able to speak at Women’s Bible Studies?”; “Why does everyone keep complimenting her on how hospitable she is?” When we compare ourselves, our circumstances, and our giftings of others, we rob ourselves of the opportunity to enjoy what God has given us.…

How to Determine God’s Will

by Jennie Heideman

People say that children don’t have anything to worry about. But I remember worrying a lot as a child. I worried about what would happen if our house caught on fire and which toys I would save; I worried about Friday spelling tests, and the lies I told my parents.…

A City for Jesus

by Kyra Riley Daniels

A day does not go by without me encountering the beautiful diversity of New York City. The streets are filled with artists, business professionals, dudes from the block, and college students. When I walk to the grocery store or take the subway, I hear a mix of languages and witness the various skin colors.…

Does God Want Me to be Happy?

by Jensen Walter

“I think, more than anything, God wants me to be happy.” My friend’s words coming through the phone sent a pain straight into the core of my heart. She had left everything: her husband, her church, her seemingly wonderful life, to pursue a relationship and a life that was not cohesive with the righteousness to which God had called her.…

Spontaneous Hospitality

by Aubrey Coleman  

Hospitality is a wonderful way we, as Christians, are able to open our lives and homes to share the love and hope of Jesus. Whether a home-cooked meal or simply inviting someone over to pray together and encourage one another, hospitality is a gift.…